Google has set up Google Ideas to tackle the big questions surrounding extremism and gang culture by combining thinkers with technology
Think tank Google Ideas has launched an Against Violent Extremism project which will use technology to try and combat the violent extremism which exists around the globe.
Composing of former extremists, survivors of extremism and technology experts the project hopes to be able to bring something new to the table.
"Through the website and YouTube channel, members can stay in touch, share ideas, collaborate, find investment and partners, and project their messages to wider audiences."
The company has brought together former extremists, academics, community leaders and 'Googlers' in the aim of finding ways to use technology to both combat the likes of gang warfare and extremism.