WHITE SUPREMACY

tech-social-media

Twitter Has Started Researching Whether White Supremacists Belong on Twitter

"Is it the right approach to deplatform these individuals? Is the right approach to try and engage with these individuals? How should we be thinking about this? What actually works?"
Jason Koebler
Joseph Cox
5.29.19
tech-social-media

Twitch Flooded with Streams of 'Game of Thrones', Porn, and the Christchurch Attack Video

After no one watched streams for Valve-created game Artifact, some users started their own meme streams. Then other content seeped in.
Joseph Cox
5.27.19
tech-social-media

A Popular YouTuber Read the Christchurch ‘Manifesto’ to Half a Million Subscribers

YouTube left the video online for over two days, allowing it to generate tens of thousands of views and spread to other channels.
Joseph Cox
5.13.19
Hate Island

Understanding the Alt-Right's Growing Fascination with 'Eco-Fascism'

In his 74-page so-called manifesto, the Christchurch shooter described himself as an 'eco-fascist'. What is it?
Tom Bennett
4.10.19
domestic extremism

Police Arrest a Man Who Praised the New Zealand Attacks Online: 'There Is a War Brewing'

It's the fifth arrest in a small town in New York State.
Tess Owen
4.6.19
In Moderation

Twitter and YouTube Won’t Commit to Ban White Nationalism After Facebook Makes Policy Switch

Following a Motherboard investigation, Facebook banned white nationalism and white separatism. But Twitter and YouTube, two platforms with their own nationalism problems, won’t commit to following Facebook’s lead.
Joseph Cox
4.3.19
In Moderation

Facebook Bans White Nationalism and White Separatism

After a civil rights backlash, Facebook will now treat white nationalism and separatism the same as white supremacy, and will direct users who try to post that content to a nonprofit that helps people leave hate groups.
Joseph Cox
Jason Koebler
3.27.19
content moderation

Internal Google Email Says Moderating Christchurch Manifesto ‘Particularly Challenging’

Google saw an issue with moderating the Christchurch terrorist’s so-called manifesto in part because of its length, telling moderators to mark potential copies or sections as “Terrorist Content” if they were unsure.
Joseph Cox
3.19.19
New Zealand terror

How Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Failed to Keep Gruesome Mosque Shooting Video from Going Viral

Facebook's much-vaunted artificial intelligence systems and human monitors did not stop it. A call from the police did.
David Gilbert
3.17.19
hate

Decoding the Racist Memes the New Zealand Shooter Used to Communicate

An online culture steeped in coded language and obscure historical references connects Christchurch with Pittsburgh and Charlottesville.
Tess Owen
3.15.19
News

Accused New Zealand Shooter Had Canadian Mass Murderer’s Name On Weapon

Images show the names of numerous far-right figures on the weapons involved in the Christchurch mosque shooting, including Quebec mosque murderer Alexandre Bissonnette.
Mack Lamoureux
3.15.19
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

This Is Your Brain on Hate

Researchers are studying how white supremacism may rewire people.
Allie Conti
12.13.18
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