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After Facebook and Web Host Bans, Far-Right Extremists Are Encrypting and Going IRL

Like ISIS, white nationalist extremist groups are feeling the pinch of internet shutdowns, but are organizing on encrypted channels and meeting up IRL.
Ben Makuch
Mack Lamoureux
2 days ago
News

Facebook’s White Nationalist Ban Spotlights Conservatives’ Faith Goldy Ties

The former Rebel Media personality was finally banned from the platform, but she leaves behind a long legacy of rubbing shoulders with Canada’s most powerful conservatives.
Mack Lamoureux
4.9.19
News

Facebook Bans Faith Goldy, Other Canadian Far-Right Groups and Figures

The Canadian Anti-Hate Network said that Goldy was the “test as to whether [the new white nationalist] policy would be meaningful in Canada.”
Mack Lamoureux
4.8.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Why Facebook Banned White Nationalism and White Separatism

Its new policy treats white nationalism and separatism the same as white supremacy.
VICE Staff
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
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
3.15.19
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
3.15.19
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 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
Culture

Solange Reviving BlackPlanet Is a Nod to OG Black Twitter

The 1999 site was futuristic for its time, birthed black Twitter, and influenced the rest of the web too.
Taylor Hosking
3.1.19
Late Capitalism

Tech Giants Want to Solve the Housing Nightmare They Helped Create

Welcome to America, where charitable CEOs make housing policy and "affordable" doesn't mean what you think it does.
Ankita Rao
1.25.19
Views My Own

What I Learned Inside the Lonely, Sad World of QAnon Facebook Groups

The conspiracy theory seems to have created a lot of problems in the lives of its adherents.
K.T. Nelson
1.22.19
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