Hate Speech

Instagram Has Added New Tools To Block Abusive And Hateful Messages

Instagram is working tirelessly to ensure a more vibrant ecosystem on its platform and has taken another step forward...

Apr 23 · >

Facebook slapped with French lawsuit over failure to prevent hate speech

Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders announced Tuesday that it has filed a lawsuit against Facebook in France, saying the...

Mar 23 · >

YouTube blocks chess channel after mistaking ‘black v white’ discussion for racism

YouTube’s AI algorithm developed specifically for flagging racist content ended up committing an embarrassing gaffe as it blocked the...

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Feb 22 · >

Instagram tackles hate speech in direct messages through new updates

In a recent post, Instagram announced that they will disable the accounts of users who send hateful or offensive...

Feb 11 · >

Online hate speech in Pakistan has increased in 2020, says report

According to a press statement released by the Freedom Network group on Wednesday, online space for freedom of expression...

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Oct 29 · >

Facebook software engineer Ashok Chandwaney resigns, says company “is choosing to be on the wrong side of history”

  Ashok Chandwaney, a software engineer who has worked at Facebook for more than 5 years now, has officially...

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Sep 9 · >

Twitter is testing a new filter which will remove offensive direct messages

It’s no secret that negative content is the bane of our existence, and social media has simply made it...

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Aug 20 · >

Facebook is not targeting hate speech properly, according to audit

As the largest social network on this planet, Facebook has quite a hefty responsibility when it comes to moderating...

Jul 1 · >

Police to take strict action against hate speech preachers on social media

The City Police Officer (CPO) Rawalpindi, DIG Muhammad Faisal Rana has directed the police officers in the city to...

Jul 1 · >

Twitter beats Facebook in hate speech amidst electoral campaigns in Pakistan

Ahead of the Pakistan General Elections 2018, a non-governmental youth development organization, Bargad, has published a study on Electoral...

Jul 23 · >

A letter To Zuckerberg for content moderation

A group of activists from Myanmar, Syria and six other countries has sent a letter to Facebook’s CEO Mark...

May 21 · >

Twitter implements new rules to prevent hate speech and harassment

Twitter has recently announced that it will start enforcing new rules to restrict hateful and abusive content on its...

Dec 19 · >