WHITE SUPREMACY

tech-social-media

Facebook's First 'Civil Rights Audit' Is the First Step in Climbing Everest

Facebook's Civil Rights Audit, published on Sunday, recommends the platform also ban implicit forms of white nationalism.
Joseph Cox
7.1.19
Internet

The Real Reason Ravelry’s Ban on White Supremacy Is Surprising

Knitting has long been a form of political resistance—but one heavily coded white.
Nicole Clark
6.26.19
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 DIY Welding 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
Canadian Far Right Extremism

Hamilton Promises Investigation Into Employment of Former Neo-Nazi Leader

The city council discussed their employment of Marc Lemire, former head of the Heritage Front, after VICE revealed he was working in their IT department.
Mack Lamoureux
5.9.19
In Moderation

Why Won’t Twitter Treat White Supremacy Like ISIS? Because It Would Mean Banning Some Republican Politicians Too.

A Twitter employee who works on machine learning believes that a proactive, algorithmic solution to white supremacy would also catch Republican politicians.
Joseph Cox
Jason Koebler
4.25.19
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
News

Two Canadian Neo-Nazis Are Under Investigation For Post-Christchurch Acts

One neo-Nazi is under investigation for posting the Christchurch manifesto, the other for allegedly listing out good “targets” in Canada for lone wolf attackers.
Mack Lamoureux
3.19.19
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
News

Canada's Minister of Public Security Admits Right-Wing Extremist Groups Are a Threat

With neo-fascism and white supremacist movements gaining popularity in the country, Ralph Goodale is calling for tolerance.
Billy Eff
1.16.19
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

This Is Your Brain on Hate

Researchers are studying how white supremacism may rewire people.
Allie Conti
12.3.18
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