Reddit Quarantined r/The_Donald for ‘Threats of Violence’
Reddit placed a quarantine on the pro-Donald Trump subreddit for “threats of violence against police and public officials.” Users must now go through a warning portal before accessing the subreddit.
YouTube Livestream of Congressional Hearing About ‘Rise of White Nationalism’ Is Filled With White Nationalism
The live comment section of the YouTube live stream of the House Judiciary hearing on hate crimes and white nationalism was filled with hateful trolls.
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.”
WhatsApp Launches a Tip Line for Misinformation in India Ahead of Elections
WhatsApp has been struggling to address misinformation and rumors on its app without compromising security. “Checkpoint Tipline” gives users in India an opt-in option to submit rumors for fact-checking.
Jordan Peterson’s Book Pulled from New Zealand Shelves Following Mosque Shootings
An email sent out by a national bookstore in New Zealand said the decision to pull the book came “in light of some extremely disturbing material."
How YouTube Drives Shane Dawson and Other Creators to Conspiracy Theories
YouTube structurally prioritizes audience feedback, which can drive content-makers to promote conspiracy theories or hate.
Social Media Is Broken, But You Should Still Report Hate
Users shouldn’t feel obligated to help Facebook, Twitter, and other social media giants police hate. But experts say it’s still worthwhile.
The Burnout and Escapism Issue
This Is Your Brain on Hate
Researchers are studying how extreme ideology may rewire people.
Views My Own
It's Going to Get Worse Before It Gets Better
Another mass shooting. Another presidential tantrum. Another white nationalist at the White House. And Robert Mueller in trouble.
What We Know About the 'Male Supremacist' Who Shot Up a Florida Yoga Studio
Two people were killed and several more injured by an army vet with a history of violence against women and online rage.
How to Talk Someone Out of White Nationalism
The psychology student who helped convert the ideology's biggest young star told us exactly which arguments she used and how.
The White Nationalist Heir Who Rejected His Dad's Vile Bigotry
Practically anyone can be convinced their hateful ideology is wrong—even if they were born and bred to evangelize it.