“Access to information is a fundamental human right. The internet enables people all around the world to access information that makes their lives better. Deceitful content really does undermine the promise of the internet.”
As the director of research and development for Jigsaw, Yasmin Green leads the team’s innovation efforts and oversees projects on counter-radicalization and fragile states. Green helped create the Redirect Method, which uses targeted advertising to divert at-risk audiences away from extremist content online. The Redirect Method was based on Yasmin’s first person interviews with ISIS defectors in Iraqi Kurdistan, the U.K., and elsewhere.
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2017 SXSW Conference Speaker, Yasmin Green – Photo by Alexa Wagner