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Theresa May Tells Tech Companies to Go "Further" in Removing Extremist Content

The British Prime Minister will discuss the issue with other world leaders, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter

British Prime Minister Theresa May will tell tech companies to go "further and faster" removing extremist content during a speech at the United Nations.

Theresa May will discuss the issue with other world leaders, Facebook (FB) - Get Free Report , Microsoft (MSFT) - Get Free Report and Twitter (TWTR) - Get Free Report .

May will challenge the companies to find a way to take terrorist material down in two hours, with France and Italy joining the Prime Minister's call for the target.

"The challenge is once it's removed, many people re-post it or there are copies of it across the web," said Kent Walker, General Counsel for Google

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