Hate Speech

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 · 40 sec read >

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 · 1 min read >

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 · 1 min read >

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 · 1 min read >

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 · 1 min read >

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 · 1 min read >

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 · 1 min read >

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 · 1 min read >

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 · 59 sec read >