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Facebook Sued By Press Freedom Group For Misinformation And Inciting Hatred

Press freedom advocate Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is suing Facebook in France, saying the social media platform spreads misinformation. The suit was filed Monday...

India Observes Increase in Online Hate Speech, Scams and Frauds: Microsoft

Despite improving its tally on online civility in the Asia-Pacific region in 2020, India has seen a significant increase in hate speech, hoaxes, scams,...

Social Media Apps to study if Algorithms are Escalating Hate Speech

Alarmed at the growing hateful content on its platforms, Facebook and Instagram are building teams to look into and act upon racial bias in...

Facebook Claims Reviewing Hate Speech Reports Quicker Than Google, Twitter

Facing scrutiny in the European Union over spread of disinformation and hate speech on its platforms, Facebook has published an independent report, saying the...

Twitter Expands its Rules Around Hate Speech

Twitter has expanded its rules around hate speech to include language that dehumanises people on the basis of their age, disability or disease. This...

People Use Hate Speech While Searching About Terrorism on Social Media

People often resort to using hate speech when searching about terrorism on a community group social media platform, say researchers. According to Snehasish Banerjee, lecturer...

Here are Top 5 Online Risks in India

Unwanted contact, unwanted sexting, hate speech, trolling and being treated meanly are the top five online risks in India which has seen a dip...

Facebook Brings New Measures to Curb the Spread of Hate Speech on its Platform

After facing flak for the spread of hate speech on its platform in countries experiencing conflict, Facebook has introduced new measures to remove content...

Facebook Forbids Various Personalities for Hate Speech

The hugely popular social media site Facebook has banned Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and several others for...

Pakistan to Curb ‘Hate Speech’ on Social Media

The Pakistan government plans will crack down on "hate speech" on social media from next week and set up a new authority, which will enforce regulations for...

How To Deal With Online Hate Speech: A Detailed Guide By Facebook

Facebook says it is getting better at proactively removing hate speech and changing the incentives that result in the most sensational and provocative content...

Facebook Allows French Regulars To Oversee Hate Speech Control

Facebook will allow French regulators to "embed" inside the company to examine how it combats online hate speech, the first time the wary tech...

Internet Firms Initiate Steps to Counter Online Hate speech and Incitements to Violence

The internet domain registration of the neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer was revoked twice in less than 24 hours After GoDaddy revoked Daily Stormer’s...

In Pakistan, man jailed for 13 years over ‘Facebook hate speech’

A man in Pakistan has been sent to prison for 13 years by an anti-terrorism court for allegedly posting 'sectarian hate speech' on Facebook.

United in diversity, divided by hate speech

New Delhi: The Centre’s justification before the Supreme Court for retaining the penal provision for hate speeches and backing the prosecution of BJP leader...

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