Tagged With Hate Speech

Facebook is changing its 'race-blind' hate speech algorithm to prioritise flagging content it deems 'the worst of the worst,' after backlash over removing Black users' posts


TikTok explicitly calls out white nationalism, white genocide theory, and male supremacy as hate speech


Facebook 'did nothing' about violent militia and hate groups for 5 years despite being warned at least 10 times, advocacy group says



Facebook says it will now ban 'implicit hate speech' like blackface and anti-Semitic stereotypes


20 state attorneys general are demanding that Facebook improve its policing of online hate speech and disinformation


Twitter has shut down former KKK leader David Duke's account



Civil-rights groups are calling their meeting with Facebook execs a 'disappointment' and say the company isn't ready to address the platform's 'vitriolic hate'


Sheryl Sandberg says Facebook is taking action on civil rights not because of advertiser boycotts, 'but because it is the right thing to do'


Mark Zuckerberg reportedly said Facebook is 'not gonna change' in response to a boycott by more than 500 advertisers over the company's hate-speech policies


Facebook is cracking down on anti-government extremist 'boogaloos,' but it has reportedly been profiting off boogaloo ads calling for violence for months


Reddit, YouTube, and Twitch are taking major steps to crack down on hate speech from pro-Trump and far-right groups


YouTube bans white supremacist channels including those of Richard Spencer, David Duke, and Stefan Molyneux



Facebook executives pleaded with Trump to tone down his post threatening violence against George Floyd protesters, report says


Facebook has bent its hate speech and misinformation policies around Trump since before he was president, report says


An employee at Mark Zuckerberg's philanthropic initiative reportedly demanded that he resign as its leader or from Facebook if he didn't moderate inflammatory Trump posts


Ben & Jerry's just joined the growing list of advertisers boycotting Facebook over the platform's lack of hate speech moderation



Hundreds of Reddit moderators demand the platform change its policies to explicitly ban racism


Some of Reddit's most popular threads are going private to protest hate speech and racism on the platform


Facebook's algorithm is a sociopath, and Facebook management is too greedy to stop it


Facebook created more than 10,000 'hateful memes' to help researchers learn how to spot hate speech