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A political memes subreddit kicked off an internet-wide call to get baseless ‘groomer’ claims classified as hate speech

The term is covered by other major platforms' hate speech policies.

On Jul 20, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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‘Their anger is building up’: Viral video sheds light on views of suspected New York subway shooter

'Nobody has your back.'

On Apr 13, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Leaked docs show how Facebook tries to keep costs down when it polices hate speech

One of the richest companies in the world is trying to trim costs around handling its most odious problem.

On Oct 28, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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TikTok is failing to address hate speech, 20 advocacy groups say

The groups said that TikTok was 'failing on too many fronts' to remove that kind of content.

On Aug 30, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

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Great grandmother who survived Auschwitz harassed with antisemitic hate speech on TikTok

'We will not allow this to stop us from educating about the horrors of the past, and what hatred can lead to.'

On May 24, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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New Republican Section 230 bill would allow hate speech to flourish online

They say they're trying to stop platforms from censoring conservatives. In reality, the bill could make it a lot harder to police hate speech.

On Sep 9, 2020 by Claire Goforth

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Facebook engineer quits in protest over company ‘profiting off hate’

'I can no longer stomach contributing to an organization that is profiting off hate.'

On Sep 9, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

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Why is Instagram still hosting ‘Black Lives Don’t Matter’ accounts?

Experts say even dormant accounts are dangerous.

On Feb 29, 2020 by Samira Sadeque

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It looks like white nationalist Nick Fuentes just had his YouTube channel demonetized

He was accused of violating the platform's hate speech policies.

On Jan 10, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

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Sacha Baron Cohen calls tech giants the ‘greatest propaganda machine in history’

He didn't hold back.

On Nov 22, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich

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YouTube takes more than a week to remove neo-Nazi video, report

It's the latest episode in YouTube's white nationalist problem.

On Oct 9, 2019 by Claire Goforth

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Facebook has taken $1.6 million in ad buys from hate groups since 2018

Reporting from Sludge finds that anti-immigrant and anti-LGBTQ have been spending millions on Facebook ads.

On Sep 26, 2019 by Brenden Gallagher

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YouTube’s hate speech crackdown leads to higher video removal—but how much is left?

The company has removed more than 100,000 videos but did not indicate how much hate speech still exists on the platform.

On Sep 4, 2019 by Kahron Spearman

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How one subreddit is fighting hate on its own platform

Against Hate says what it means, and acts on it.

On Aug 15, 2019 by Mike Rothschild

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Far-right teen threatens YouTube headquarters after account termination

Soph tweeted, 'YouTube headquarters here I come,' along with a photo of herself holding a gun.

On Aug 5, 2019 by Eilish O'Sullivan