This tweet about Elon Musk making Twitter worthless was deemed ‘hateful conduct.’ Now it’s a copypasta protest
The Twitter hordes have risen.
On Nov 15, 2022 by Claire Goforth
‘We can say it now?’: Racists flood Twitter with the N-word after Elon Musk takes over
Users are spamming the N-word under the belief that Musk won't moderate their speech.
On Oct 28, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
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
‘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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Sacha Baron Cohen calls tech giants the ‘greatest propaganda machine in history’
He didn't hold back.
On Nov 22, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich
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
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