Hate speech, collusion, and the constitution
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Hate speech, collusion, and the constitution

Half an hour into their two-hour testimony on Wednesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey were asked…

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It’s time for Facebook and Twitter to coordinate efforts on hate speech
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It’s time for Facebook and Twitter to coordinate efforts on hate speech

Since the election of Donald Trump in 2016, there has been burgeoning awareness of the hate speech on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter….

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Apple defends decision not to remove InfoWars’ app
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Apple defends decision not to remove InfoWars’ app

Apple has commented on its decision to continue to allow conspiracy theorist profiteer InfoWars to livestream video podcasts via an app in its App Store,…

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Twitter Plans ‘Hate Speech’ Crackdown After Backlash From Upset Employees
Posted in Alex Jones Censorship Daily Caller News Foundation hate speech Jack Dorsey Politics twitter Uncategorized

Twitter Plans ‘Hate Speech’ Crackdown After Backlash From Upset Employees

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Wednesday signaled a coming change to his company’s speech policies, following pressure from his own employees Some Twitter employees are…

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Here’s Twitter’s position on Alex Jones (and hate-peddling anti-truthers) — hint: It’s a fudge
Posted in Alex Jones artificial intelligence conspiracy theories disinformation facebook fake news Google hate speech infowars Jack Dorsey kayvon beykpour Mark Zuckerberg Pinterest Social Social Media social media platforms Spotify Tech ToS twitter youporn

Here’s Twitter’s position on Alex Jones (and hate-peddling anti-truthers) — hint: It’s a fudge

The number of tech platforms taking action against Alex Jones, the far right InfoWars conspiracy theorist and hate speech preacher, has been rising in recent…

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Now even YouPorn has banned Alex Jones, but he’s still on Twitter
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Now even YouPorn has banned Alex Jones, but he’s still on Twitter

Streaming adult video site YouPorn, announced today that it has banned Alex Jones from its platform, following actions against the conspiracy-monger by tech companies including…

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Is it time to remove Zuckerberg from (his) office?
Posted in community management content moderation data disinformation facebook fake news hate speech Mark Zuckerberg Policy privacy Social Social Media TC Tech

Is it time to remove Zuckerberg from (his) office?

A colleague, who shall remain nameless (because privacy is not dead), gave a thumbs down to a recent column in the NYT. The complaint was…

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Spotify becomes the latest tech platform to reject Alex Jones
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Spotify becomes the latest tech platform to reject Alex Jones

Yesterday, Spotify became the third tech platform in just over a week to take a stance on Alex Jones’s controversial far-right and conspiracy theorist content….

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YouTube punishes Alex Jones’ channel for breaking policies against hate speech and child endangerment
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YouTube punishes Alex Jones’ channel for breaking policies against hate speech and child endangerment

Google confirmed it has issued a strike against Infowars founder Alex Jones’ YouTube channel for breaking the video platform’s policies against child endangerment and hate speech….

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