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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

The Margin: Reddit bans ‘The_Donald’ and ‘ChapoTrapHouse’ among 2,000 online communities in huge purge

It joins social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube reckoning with hate speech and misinformation.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 29th, 2020

In accusing China of disinformation, Twitter and Facebook take on a role they’ve long rejected

China pushed back against claims by Twitter and Facebook that the government had run disinformation operations aimed at the Hong Kong protests. The comments underscored the challenging of setting global standards for online speech......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 20th, 2019

After Twitter and Facebook blame China for Hong Kong disinformation, government defends its right to online speech

China pushed back against claims by Twitter and Facebook that the government had run disinformation operations aimed at the Hong Kong protests. The comments underscored the challenging of setting global standards for online speech......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 20th, 2019

Adidas, Reebok join Facebook ads boycott in July

Facebook faces corporate backlash over policies on hate speech, misinformation on platform......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 29th, 2020

Here’s the revenue hit Facebook will take as Diageo and Starbucks join the list of companies pulling ads from platform

Facebook shares fell in premarket trading on Monday, after Diageo and Starbucks became the latest companies to halt advertising on social media platforms over ineffective policing of hate speech......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 29th, 2020

Analyst sees less than 5% revenue hit for Facebook, as Diageo and Starbucks join list of companies halting ads

Facebook shares fell in premarket trading on Monday, after Diageo and Starbucks became the latest companies to halt advertising on social media platforms over ineffective policing of hate speech......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 29th, 2020

Unilever pulls Facebook and Twitter ads on hate speech concerns

Facebook has been rushing to staunch the loss of clients......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 26th, 2020

Unilever halts Facebook, Twitter ads with "much more to be done" on hate speech

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJun 26th, 2020

Unilever is halting ads on Facebook and Twitter in the US for the rest of 2020. It"s one of the biggest companies to pull ads over hate-speech concerns. (FB, TWTR)

Associated Press Unilever is halting US ads on Facebook and Twitter for the rest of 2020, citing the need for "much more enforcement in the area of.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 26th, 2020

Twitter"s ex-CEO stepped up the Silicon Valley beef and attacked Facebook for being a hotbed of anti-vaxxer Bill Gates conspiracy theories

REUTERS/Mike Blake There's a big spat between Twitter and Facebook right now over the nature of free speech and censorship online. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared on Fox News on Thursday to s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 29th, 2020

Key Words: ‘Hell no,’ says Jack Dorsey: Twitter will not join Facebook’s Libra

The Square and Twitter CEO also assails Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s recent free speech argument.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 25th, 2019

Instagram, Facebook and Twitter struggle to contain the epidemic in online bullying

Instagram has launched a new feature to help combat inappropriate content......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 16th, 2019

Why it may be too late for Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to contain the epidemic in online bullying

Instagram has launched a new feature to help combat inappropriate content......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 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