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New Zealand terror

No One Reported the Christchurch Massacre While It Was Live-Streamed, Facebook Says

The video was viewed about 4,000 times in total before it was taken down
David Gilbert
4 days ago
mosque attacks

New Zealand Prime Minister Vows to Keep the Mosque Shooter "Nameless"

"He may have sought notoriety, but we in New Zealand will give him nothing—not even his name.”
Emma Ockerman
4 days ago
The Truth and Lies Issue

What Facebook Is Getting Wrong in the Fight Against Fake News

Brooke Binkowski spends her days in search of the misinformation and propaganda that have infected digital media. We caught up with her to talk Facebook and fact-checking.
David Uberti
3.17.19
extremism

The Christchurch Terror Attack Isn’t an 'Internet' Terror Attack

The deaths in Christchurch are a part of a pervasive epidemic of Islamophobia, which can't be blamed on a small white supremacy forum alone.
Caroline Haskins
3.17.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Video of Dave Chappelle Teaching Will Smith Stand-Up Is Extremely Will Smith

Naturally, Smith got really, really into it.
Taylor Hosking
3.14.19
The Truth and Lies Issue

Why People Post Fake News

When it comes to the stories we share on the internet, the line between empirical truth and emotional truth can be extremely hard to parse.
Emilie Friedlander
3.12.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

These Memes Beautifully Capture How Bad Baby Boomers Are at the Internet

"Cropped Boomer Images" is a deeply weird stream of flags, guns, skulls, AOC, and more!
Peter Slattery
3.11.19
anti-vaxxer

Facebook Vows to Crack Down on Anti-Vaxxer Groups Spreading Misinformation to Parents

The private Facebook group Stop Mandatory Vaccination, for example, has close to 160,000 members.
Emma Ockerman
3.7.19
Facebook

Censoring Self-Harm on Facebook Might Do More Harm Than Good

Social media companies are grappling with how to identify and censor other self-harm.
Mason Marks
3.3.19
mental health

Why Stalkers Behave the Way They Do

I was stalked for a decade. Here's what I learned.
Crystal Ponti
2.28.19
Facebook

How Facebook Trains Content Moderators

Facebook's former head of training talks about how the company decides whether a person is cut out to look at hateful, violent, and graphic content all day.
Jason Koebler
2.26.19
Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg’s Private Hawaiian Estate to Be Opened to the Public for an Auction Next Month

The Facebook CEO's land grab on Kauai has culminated in a public auction set for March.
Sarah Emerson
2.24.19
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