Google is stepping into the fight against would-be terrorists by altering the search results shown when a user searchers for extremist content.

The change would mean that anyone using the world’s largest search engine to find ISIS-related content would instead be shown anti-radicalisation links.

Google described the plan as a “pilot programme” when a representative from the company appeared in front of the Home Affairs Select Committee on Tuesday .

“We are working on counter-narratives around the world. This year one of the things we’re looking at is we are running two pilot programmes,” Google executive Dr. Anthony House told MPs.

“One is to make sure these types of views are more discoverable. The other is to make sure when people put potentially damaging search terms into our search engine they also find these counter narratives.”

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