A trans/nonbinary Jewish classmate fears for their safety after a TikTok of their peers emerged in which they emulated a 'Hitler gang.'
Prince Harry has spoken out on the threat posed by social media and why they need to be held accountable, warning: "We are losing loved ones to conspiracy theories."
Some people are criticizing the company on social media for apparently ignoring complaints about similar items in the past.
Parler was removed from the internet early on Monday morning after hosts Amazon said it had breached the user agreement.
Twitter's new policy focuses on language that dehumanizes people based on race, national origin, or ethnicity, noting that tweets will be deleted and accounts may be suspended.
"YouTube removed an entire episode of the Candace Owens show because we said that men are not women, and women are not men. I honestly cannot even believe how absolutely bats*** woke you have to be to believe basic truth to be 'hate speech,'" the conservative commentator tweeted on Friday.
Facebook has removed racist and misogynistic content about Vice President-elect Kamala Harris but opted not to ban three groups that "regularly" host hateful material on the site.
Facebook has issued a rebuttal to The Social Dilemma, which was one of the most watched films on Netflix in September.
Censorship cannot reverse hate. Only more contact with Jews, deeper understanding of the Holocaust and Nazi ideology, and knowledge of Israel's ancient and modern history can change people's beliefs and behaviors.
A Twitter spokesperson confirmed the former KKK leader's account was permanently suspended for violating Twitter Rules.
Like COVID-19, online hate starts with a few infected individuals and spreads, oftentimes unnoticed, to the mainstream. Social media companies shouldn't be aiding that.
"Facebook has to do more to make it clear what content they consider overstepping and when they will censure it," Professor Josh Pasek at the University of Michigan told Newsweek.
"While we recognize we have more to do, these results suggest we are moving in the right direction and have systems in place which continue to lead our industry," one Facebook executive said.
A Twitter trend emerged late Monday in France which translates to English as "If I Was Jewish," prompting outcries of unchecked anti-Semitism just days after French lawmakers passed sweeping online anti-discrimination legislation.
Flyers disseminated by hate groups in 2019 often focused on themes of "censorship" and free speech, anti-Jewish tropes and nationalist rhetoric.
The president of the Conference of European Rabbis said society must "come to terms with this threat and this danger" as online hate leads to terror attacks.
The legendary performer retweeted a quote from an interview Marlon Anderson gave local station News 3, writing "How can [People] Be This Disrespectful!?"
Councilmembers had been considering whether or not to allow the National Straight Pride Coalition to hold their parade elsewhere after the permit for Graceada Park was denied.
Due to Germany's stringent hate-speech laws, Twitter is much more diligent about removing racist and anti-Semitic tweets from timelines there.
Speaking on his InfoWars show "War Room," Shroyer called for the lynching of "treasonous" former President Barack Obama.
Tech giants are finally beginning to vet content, but only on their own terms, accountable to no one. This isn't good enough.
The New York man accused of killing Gambino Mafia boss Frank Cali was a victim of internet hate speech "spewed" online, and by the White House, his lawyer said after a court hearing on Monday.
"The United States is a bit of an outlier in that every other sort of developed Western democracy does address hate speech in some way," Canadian criminal lawyer David Butt said.
Female journalists and politicians were sent abusive or hostile tweets every 30 seconds on average, according to a study by Amnesty International.
Yair Netanyahu, 27, called for all Muslims to leave Israel.
"I've had a miserable year or two, banned and de-platformed and censored and blacklisted … and now I need your help," Yiannopoulos told fans.
"There would have been a clear indicator of the shooter in the Tree of Life shooting in Pittsburgh," Eric Adams, the president of Brooklyn Borough, said. "The profile of a person who was mentally unstable of purchasing or possessing a firearm would have been flagged."
One woman declared she would "kill some Indians" unless authorities chose to "keep the animals locked up."
In an article posted to the newspaper's website, the editor said he suspected it was the phrase "Indian Savages" that triggered the deletion.