Twitch Sues to Identify Users Who Uploaded Christchurch Video and Porn to Its Platform
Users posted the violating material to the section of Twitch for Valve-developed game 'Artifact' over Memorial Day weekend.
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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?"
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.
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.
Machine Learning Identifies Weapons in the Christchurch Attack Video. We Know, We Tried It
It took 29 minutes for a Facebook user to first report the livestream of the Christchurch terrorist. Now a machine learning system spots weapons in the stream with an over 90 percent confidence rating.
Gun Sellers Are Advertising on Instagram and Directing Customers to Encrypted Chat Apps
A leaked Facebook document gives more detail on the type of firearm parts that the social network does not allow people to sell peer-to-peer.
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.
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.
How Facebook Trains Content Moderators to Put Out ‘PR Fires’ During Elections
Internal Facebook documents obtained by Motherboard show specific steps and strategies taken by the company to fight content moderation issues that may spike during an election season.
Leaked Documents Show How Instagram Polices Stories
Motherboard has obtained internal documents that show how Instagram moderators grapple to police the service's popular Stories feature.
TikTok Has a Nazi Problem
TikTok, which is mega popular with children and teens, has a problem with blatant, violent white supremacy and Nazism.
86 Organisations Demand Zuckerberg to Improve Takedown Appeals
Facebook is heeding criticism for its content takedown and account deactivation appeals process, which was initiated alongside the company’s expanding content moderation practices.