Hatespeech

11.29.16
Facebook runs afoul of German hate speech laws
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Facebook runs afoul of German hate speech laws

It's part of the social network's ongoing problem with discriminatory content.

By C. Low,   11.29.16
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10.21.16
Facebook employees argued to ban Trump's posts over hate speech
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Facebook employees argued to ban Trump's posts over hate speech

CEO Mark Zuckerberg ruled that it would be inappropriate to censor a presidential candidate, The Wall Street Journal reports.

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07.28.16
Yahoo researchers built a powerful new online abuse detector
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Yahoo researchers built a powerful new online abuse detector

All it took was a couple thousand offensive comments and some machine learning.

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05.16.16
French anti-racism groups target Facebook, Twitter and YouTube
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French anti-racism groups target Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

"These sites are more shocked by bare breasts than hate speech content."

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