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Comments left on the YouTube livestream of the congressional hearing on the rise of white nationalism.

The comment section on YouTube’s official livestream of Congress’ hearing on white nationalism and social media had to be turned off becau...

A Google executive told Congress that white nationalism had no place on YouTube, but its livestream was riddled with racist remarks.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Everything you need to know about Life After Hate — the organization that’s partnered with Facebook to tackle white nationalist content on...

Facebook will connect users who search for white supremacist terms to Life After Hate, founded by former extremists to help people leave hate groups.

Facebook is banning white nationalism and white separatism

Facebook, the world's largest social media network, now considers white nationalist and white separatist content hate speech.

Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity suspends University of Georgia chapter after racist video goes viral

A video showing TKE fraternity members joking about slavery and using a racial slur went viral on Friday.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Facebook reportedly told a user it removed hateful anti-Muslim posts when it hadn’t

Facebook sent messages to a user telling her that it had removed hate-speech she had reported, but it hadn't, the BBC reports. Facebook said this was caused by a glitch, which sent automated messages telling users that reported content had been taken down when it was still live.

Spotify has removed some episodes of ‘The Alex Jones Show’ podcast, citing ‘hate content’

Spotify just pulled several episodes of a podcast belonging to InfoWars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. Spotify cited its policy on 'hate conduct.' This comes after Jones was suspended from Facebook, and several of his videos were removed from Facebook and YouTube.

A leaked document shows which emoji Facebook associates with site violations

Though site moderators are told to consider the context of emoji use, some of the examples may be surprising.
Juniper Downs (center), head of global policy at YouTube and Nich Pickles (right), senior public policy at UK Twitter during a panel discussion at Stanford Law School

Facebook, YouTube and Twitter execs showed up at Stanford Law School to discuss fake news and hate speech, and their verdict was that people need to s...

Representatives from Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube participated in panel discussion at Stanford that focused on free speech on the internet and how it impacts democracy. The top social networks say they're not certain there is a problem.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

A mysterious glitch on Facebook asked if every single post was ‘hate speech’

Facebook has struggled with hate speech on its platform. Last week, it published its previously secret guidelines for moderators. CEO Mark Zuckerberg hopes to one day have artificial-intelligence algorithms handle much of Facebook's content-moderation needs.

AI is great at recognizing nipples, Mark Zuckerberg says

Facebook is increasingly using artificial intelligence to identify offensive content. But it's much better at some things than others, Mark Zuckerberg said.