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Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet Join Global Pledge to Combat Online Hate Speech

The initiative comes 2 months after fatal New Zealand mosque shooting, calls for hate speech to be “immediate.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 15th, 2019

Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet Join Global Pledge to Combat Online Hate Speech

The initiative comes 2 months after fatal New Zealand mosque shooting, calls for hate speech to be “immediate.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 15th, 2019

A flood online of hate speech greets lawmakers probing Facebook and Google about white nationalism

A congressional hearing to explore the spread of white nationalism on social media quickly served to illustrate of the problem Silicon Valley faces, after anonymous users on YouTube began posting attacks on the basis of race and religion......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 9th, 2019

In India Election, False Posts and Hate Speech Flummox Facebook

With as many as 879 million eligible voters set to cast ballots in the coming weeks, Facebook is struggling to cope with the disinformation and hate speech that is circulating online......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 2nd, 2019

As India Votes, False Posts and Hate Speech Flummox Facebook

With as many as 879 million eligible voters set to cast ballots in the coming weeks, Facebook is struggling to cope with the disinformation and hate speech that is circulating online......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 1st, 2019

Censorship And Suppression Of Free Speech Online Is A "War Against Ideas"

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Online giants such as YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter have been known to censor and suppress free speech that isn’t leftist in nature.  But it’s worse than that according to The Media Resear.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 24th, 2018

Twitter investors take aim at fake news, hate speech, and harassment — but the company says it"s already doing all it can (TWTR)

AP Images A group of Twitter shareholders is urging the company to prepare a report on the steps its taking to combat fake news and other abuses of its service. The shareholders are also urging the company to include in the report the f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 11th, 2018

YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter execs say fighting hate speech and fake news is complex, so don"t expect easy answers (GOOGL, TWTR, FB)

Greg Sa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 4th, 2018

Lawmakers Question Tech Firms, Publishers on How They Combat Fake News

Tech firms, publishing executives and lawmakers broadly agree on the dangers of fake news and hate speech online. But they still can’t find common ground on how to define it and what to do about it......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 18th, 2018

Facebook and Twitter executives to testify to Congress next week

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter’s Jack Dorsey are set to face a fresh grilling on Capitol Hill next week as lawmakers probe Silicon Valley’s efforts to police content online, from political speech to suspected Russian propaganda......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 29th, 2018

Facebook, Twitter executives to testify to Congress next week

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter’s Jack Dorsey are set to face a fresh grilling on Capitol Hill next week as lawmakers probe Silicon Valley’s efforts to police content online, from political speech to suspected Russian propaganda......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 29th, 2018

Tech giants face global push for digital taxes

Dozens of countries are stepping up efforts to levy new taxes on technology giants such as Alphabet Inc. and Facebook Inc., hoping to capture revenue from digital services as economic activity increasingly shifts online......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 28th, 2018

Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Puts Spotlight on Fringe Platforms and Their Partners

As mainstream social-media companies such as Facebook, Twitter and Reddit try to get rid of racist commentary and hate speech, those conversations are finding homes in other corners of the web......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjOct 30th, 2018

Facebook will let French regulators study its efforts to fight hate speech

Facebook will invite French regulators to study its approach to combating hate speech online, marking the latest attempt by governments around the world to figure out ways to thwart toxic content from spreading......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 13th, 2018

Facebook will let French regulators study its efforts to fight hate speech

Facebook will invite French regulators to study its approach to combating hate speech online, marking the latest attempt by governments around the world to figure out ways to thwart toxic content from spreading......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 13th, 2018

Facebook, Twitter and Google Finally Got Some Good Feedback on Their Anti-Hate Speech Efforts

Transparency is an issue, though. European Union officials have given Facebook, Google and Twitter a rare pat on the back, for cutting the time it takes to scrub hate speech.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 4th, 2019

Tech giants, world leaders — but not U.S. — pledge to curb internet hate speech

The leaders of France and New Zealand joined wi.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 15th, 2019

Tech giants, world leaders pledge to curb hate speech and violence promoted by internet

The leaders of France and New Zealand joined wi.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 15th, 2019

Trump Administration Balks at Global Pact to Crack Down on Online Extremism

Citing American’s free speech protections, the administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which urges major online platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMay 15th, 2019

White House declines to back Christchurch call to stamp out online extremism amid free speech concerns

The White House will not sign an international agreement to combat online extremism brokered between French and New Zealand officials and top social media companies, amid U.S. concerns that the pact clashes with constitutional protections for free speech......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 15th, 2019

White House Says It Won’t Sign Global Pact for Tougher Measures on Online Extremism

Citing free speech protections in the United States, the Trump administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which calls for the largest internet platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content online......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMay 15th, 2019