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.
A feature appeared on Facebook Tuesday that asked users whether or not the posts on their feeds were hate speech.
The World Jewish Congress says it demanded that Twitter blacklist the hashtag, which recalled the gas chambers used to kill Jews during the Holocaust.
For some users, hate speech dropped as much as 80 to 90 percent.
What does LinkedIn do about racist, expletive-ridden abuse on its site? Deny it ever happened.
The ACLU has decided to defend people that many of its supporters dislike.