hate speech

israel

Facebook Just Kicked out Netanyahu's Chatbot for Hate Speech

The Israeli prime minister's campaign was telling Facebook users that Arab politicians "want to annihilate us all.”
David Gilbert
9.12.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

How 8chan Was Born — and Became the Worst Place on the Internet

“Real life stopped mattering to me,” says founder Fredrick Brennan.
Elle Reeve
9.5.19
hate speech

YouTube Just Banned the Racist Blog that Popped Up in DOJ Emails

A fringe anti-immigrant site has been linked in some recent DOJ email blasts.
David Uberti
8.27.19
Twitter

Cities With More Hateful Tweets Have More Hate Crimes, Study Finds

High levels of race-based discrimination online correlates with offline violence in cities across America, new study finds.
Madeleine Gregory
6.25.19
Technology

YouTube Is Finally Banning Nazis, Holocaust Denial, and Sandy Hook Truthers

YouTube says it will “remove content denying that well-documented violent events took place.”
Mack Lamoureux
6.5.19
Facebook

Facebook Says It Already Deleted More Than 2 Billion Fake Accounts This Year

Facebook announced Thursday that the company killed more than 2 billion fake accounts in the first quarter.
David Uberti
5.24.19
Far right

Racists overwhelmed YouTube comments during a Congressional hearing about racism on YouTube

“Due to the presence of hateful comments, we disabled comments on the livestream of today’s House Judiciary Committee hearing,” a YouTube spokesperson told VICE News.
Tess Owen
4.10.19
In Moderation

Documents Show How Facebook Moderates Terrorism on Livestreams

On Friday, at least 49 people were killed in terror attacks in New Zealand. Documents, sources, and interviews with senior Facebook employees show how difficult it is for social media companies to moderate live footage.
Joseph Cox
3.15.19
Culture

All Kevin Hart Had to Do Was Apologize

But it doesn’t seem like he's that woke nowadays either.
Kara Weisenstein
12.7.18
hate speech

Canada bans delivery of hate speech newsletter through postal service

The publication’s publisher and editor also face charges of promoting hatred through anti-Semitic and misogynistic views.
Rachel Browne
11.16.18
hate speech

WhatsApp's latest solution to mob violence in India: Hire someone 8,000 miles away.

More than two dozen people have been killed in 17 separate incidents since May as viral fake videos spread unchecked on the network, stirring up racial and religious tensions.
David Gilbert
9.24.18
Skateboarding

Skateboarding Icon Jason Jessee Is Under Fire for Use of Swastikas and Racist Remarks

After old interviews featuring racial slurs and hate symbols surfaced online, the skateboard community began to wonder why he's still being celebrated as a legend.
Andrew Murrell
5.25.18
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