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hate speech

Facebook is doubling down on comments, but comment culture on the internet is already dead

[ad_1] To push things forward, Facebook is going backward. Facebook announced Thursday night that it will be revamping its News Feed, all in an effort to get users seeing more "meaningful" content from friends and family and spur engagement. What does Facebook count as engagement around meaningful...

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ECJ to rule on whether Facebook needs to hunt for hate speech

[ad_1] Austria’s Supreme Court is referring a legal challenge over the extent of Facebook’s responsibility to remove hate speech postings to Europe’s top court for an opinion (via derStandard.at). The case has clear implications for freedom of speech online. The original lawsuit against Facebook was filed...

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YouTube: More AI can fix AI-generated “bubbles of hate”

[ad_1] Facebook, YouTube and Twitter faced another online hate crime grilling today by UK parliamentarians visibly frustrated at their continued failures to apply their own community guidelines and take down reported hate speech. The UK government has this year pushed to raise online radicalization and extremist content...

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Twitter finally boots hate group that Trump retweeted off its platform

[ad_1] Yesterday Twitter said it would begin enforcing new hate speech rules to shutter accounts that promote violence against citizens to further their causes. The same day it suspended the accounts of the far right British hate group, Britain First, along with the accounts of its...

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Reddit bans board where men posted misogynistic content and even advocated rape

[ad_1] Reddit's crackdown on violent content continues with the ban of a board called "Involuntary Celibates" /r/Incels in which people posted misogynistic content and even incited rape.  In its description, the community said it was a "support group for people who lack romantic relationships and sex." But...

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Here’s how to kick nazis off your Twitter right now

[ad_1] While you wait for Twitter to roll out “more aggressive” rules regarding hate speech, which CEO Jack Dorsey promised are coming within “weeks” as of late Friday, here’s a quick workaround to kick nazis off of your Twitter feed right now: Go to the ‘Settings...

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Twitter users join 24 boycott to protest online harassment

[ad_1] A number of Twitter users are joining in a 24 hour boycott of the platform today, organized around the hashtag #WomenBoycottTwitter, to draw attention to online harassment on social media, including how women’s voices are silenced by bullying and abuse. The boycott follows the temporary...

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Germany’s social media hate speech law is now in effect

[ad_1] A new law has come into force in Germany aimed at regulating social media platforms to ensure they remove hate speech within set periods of receiving complaints — within 24 hours in straightforward cases or within seven days where evaluation of content is more...

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Tech giants pressured to auto-flag “illegal” content in Europe

[ad_1] Social media giants have again been put on notice that they need to do more to speed up removals of hate speech and other illegal content from their platforms in the European Union. The bloc’s executive body, the European Commission today announced a set of “guidelines and...

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