Hate Speech

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Facebook estimates hate speech seen in 1 out of 1000 views on its platform

Facebook for the very first time on Thursday revealed numbers on the incidence of hate speech on its stage, stating that from every 10,000 content viewpoints in the third quarter, ...

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Facebook to ban content that denies or distorts the Holocaust

Facebook has said it was upgrading its hate speech coverage to prohibit any content which denies or distorts the Holocaust.


TikTok to join the EU code of conduct against hate speech

TikTok, owned by Chinese business ByteDance, will be joining the European Union’s voluntary code of conduct to combat illegal hate speech on the internet, the European Commis...

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Social media platforms to face same EU rules on hateful content as broadcasters

Social media platforms will for the first time be subject to European Union broadcasting rules on hate speech and harmful content under guidelines announced on by the European Comm...


Facebook agrees to audit its hate speech controls

Facebook has said it would submit itself to an audit of how it controls hate speech in a bid to appease a growing advertising boycott of the platform, as it prepared to address a g...


More US companies join Facebook ad boycott bandwagon

A handful of US companies have pulled advertising from Facebook Inc in support of a campaign that called out the social media giant for not doing enough to stop hate speech on its ...

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Facebook reports spike in takedowns of hate speech and terrorism

Facebook has reported a sharp increase in the number of posts it removed for promoting hate speech, or violence across its apps, which it attributed to improvements for automatical...