Facebook Hate-speech

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Civil rights group sues Facebook saying Zuckerberg made 'false and deceptive' statements to Congress
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Civil rights group sues Facebook saying Zuckerberg made 'false and deceptive' statements to Congress

The lawsuit claims that Zuckerberg and other senior executives “have engaged in a coordinated campaign" to convince the public Facebook is a safe product.

Facebook Fuel for India 2020: The most effective approach of regulation is not to 'micro-manage' content but accountability, transparency
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Facebook Fuel for India 2020: The most effective approach of regulation is not to 'micro-manage' content but accountability, transparency

Facebook Vice-President for Global Affairs and Communications Nick Clegg says policymakers should seek to introduce new guidelines and guardrails in the way in which the internet operates.

COVID-19 misinformation, hate speech, nudity among first cases picked by Facebook's oversight board
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COVID-19 misinformation, hate speech, nudity among first cases picked by Facebook's oversight board

The oversight board has the power to overrule the Facebook’s decisions to remove certain pieces of content from its platforms.

Facebook India head challenges hate speech hearing, lodges petition with Supreme Court
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Facebook India head challenges hate speech hearing, lodges petition with Supreme Court

Facebook India's managing director was summoned to appear before a Delhi legislative panel on Wednesday after failing to front the committee last week.

'Enough evidence to prove Facebook's bias towards BJP': TMC MP Derek O'Brien writes to Mark Zuckerberg
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'Enough evidence to prove Facebook's bias towards BJP': TMC MP Derek O'Brien writes to Mark Zuckerberg

Earlier, the Congress party had written to Zuckerberg, demanding a probe into the alleged bias and interference by Facebook India in the country's electoral democracy

Facebook says COVID-19 affected its ability to remove harmful content around suicide, self-injury, child nudity, sexual exploitation
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Facebook says COVID-19 affected its ability to remove harmful content around suicide, self-injury, child nudity, sexual exploitation

Facebook, however, says its detection rate increased 6 points in the second quarter, to 95 percent from 89 percent.

After Facebook blocked neo-fascist group's account for hate speech, Italian judge orders to reopen it
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After Facebook blocked neo-fascist group's account for hate speech, Italian judge orders to reopen it

The court said Facebook would be fined €800 for each day of violation of the judicial order.

Facebook being used as a human rights violation tool yet again, this time in Assam: Report
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Facebook being used as a human rights violation tool yet again, this time in Assam: Report

A new report examined how Facebook is being used to spread hate speech to fuel ethnic violence.

Facebook slapped with $2.3 million fine for under-reporting complaints
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Facebook slapped with $2.3 million fine for under-reporting complaints

Tallying only reports made under the harder-to-find complaints procedure led to artificially low numbers.

Facebook bans four insurgent groups fighting against Myanmar’s military
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Facebook bans four insurgent groups fighting against Myanmar’s military

The bans targeted only some of the ethnic minority insurgent groups in Myanmar

Viral fake video shared via Facebook causes political upheaval in Cameroon
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Viral fake video shared via Facebook causes political upheaval in Cameroon

With millions of posts going up on Facebook each day, isn't it the platform's responsibility to crack down hate speech?

Facebook stops advertisers from targeting people interested in Jew-hate groups
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Facebook stops advertisers from targeting people interested in Jew-hate groups

Facebook said it shut down 470 “inauthentic” accounts as part of an internal investigation into those ads.

Facebook deletes 66,000 hate speech posts reported by users per week
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Facebook deletes 66,000 hate speech posts reported by users per week

Facebook is also exploring the possibility of using artificial intelligence (AI) to automatically filter out hate speech.

Pinterest looking for ways to juggle between tasteful nudity and porn
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Pinterest looking for ways to juggle between tasteful nudity and porn

Where do you draw the line between pornography and artistic nudes? The thin line that marks the fence is where Pinterest seems to be sitting currently.

Facebook to crack the whip on pages and posts that glorify violence against women
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Facebook to crack the whip on pages and posts that glorify violence against women

Facebook has given in to the widespread outrage over groups and pages on the site glorifying...