The Enumclaw School District's Nov. 22 Zoom meeting was disturbed by two unidentified people using racial slurs and displaying a picture of George Floyd.
The "Facebook Papers" revealed that former President Trump's post about looters in Minneapolis resulted in a large spike in hate speech on the social media platform.
The reams of leaked documents show that sometimes the company's public messages don't align with what's occurring behind the scenes.
Facebook whistleblower has exposed Facebook's poor handlings of terrorist content in the Middle East.
In some countries, Facebook offered an array of services to limit hate speech in misinformation. But in others, those safeguards did not exist.
On Wednesday, Netflix employees planned to walk out in protest of the company's response to the Chappelle controversy.
Social media and government representatives at the International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance blamed social media for contributing to a rise in antisemitism.
Dr. Bobby Mukkamala, who was born in Pittsburgh, was told to "go back to India" in a handwritten note sent to his office.
Content creators are boycotting Twitch to raise awareness for minority creators who are facing hate raids on the platform.
The group, which has been called "the toxic male separatist movement," was banned, leaving some people to wonder—what took so long?
A spokesperson from Twitter told Newsweek that the move was made due to "repeated violations" of the company's rules.
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.