hate speech

8chan

8chan Has Been Taken Offline Again

8chan was once again taken offline Monday, hours after it managed to get itself back online.
David Gilbert
8.5.19
Far-Right Extremism

We Analyzed More Than 1 Million Comments on 4chan. Hate Speech There Has Spiked by 40% Since 2015.

Violent threats against minorities have also proliferated on the anonymous message board.
Rob Arthur
7.10.19
Reddit

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.
Caroline Haskins
6.26.19
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
Tech news

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
5.23.19
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
4.9.19
YouTube

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.
Caroline Haskins
4.9.19
tech

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
Motherboard

TikTok Has a Nazi Problem

TikTok, which is mega popular with children and teens, has a problem with blatant, violent white supremacy and Nazism.
Joseph Cox
12.18.18
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 in America

Anti-Semitic grafitti at Brooklyn synagogue used Pittsburgh shooter's words

anti-Semitic messages were scrawled on the stairwell in black marker at Union Temple, including “Hitler” and “Jews be ready"
Tess Owen
11.2.18
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