Twitter Will Remove Dehumanizing Content Against Religious Groups
The expansion of the social media company's hateful content policy doesn't go as far as initially promised.
Facebook's Promise to Moderate Comes Up Short in Private Groups
Dozens of hateful posts in a secret Facebook group for current and former Border Patrol agents raise questions about how well if at all the company is policing disturbing postings and comments made outside of public view.
How Typos, Acronyms, and Code Words Are Making It Difficult to Monitor Hate Speech Online
Researchers have recently discovered that anyone can trick hate speech detectors with simple changes to their language.
The 'Oregonian' Faces Heavy Criticism After Publishing a Piece Sympathizing With a Far-Right Group
Activists fear that, by publishing a piece that sympathizes with a far-right group, the paper is promoting hateful, potentially violent rhetoric.
Understanding Facebook's Failure to Deal With Hate Speech
A conversation with Siva Vaidhyanathan about why social media platforms aren't doing a better job at removing bigotry and misinformation.
Assessing Facebook's Role in the Violence Against the Rohingya
While Facebook must improve its policies in curtailing the spread of hate speech against Muslims in Myanmar, those steps won't address the fundamental drivers of persecution and violence in the region.
College Students Report Decreased Confidence in Free Speech Protections in a New Poll
Only 64 percent felt freedom of speech was secure in the U.S.
Facebook Will Now Prevent Advertisers From Targeting Groups That Propagate Hate Speech
The company has said it would remove all audience categories based on users' reports of their interests, education, and employment.