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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, left, and vlogger Alfie Deyes.

YouTube is working on revamping its ‘creator-on-creator’ harassment policy before the end of the year, but the site’s CEO says it...

Wojcicki did not explicitly mention the much-covered controversy in June regarding right-wing YouTuber Steven Crowder and journalist Carlos Maza.
Saturday's shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, left 22 people dead. The suspected shooter is said to have posted a manifesto on online message board 8chan.

The controversial company now protecting 8chan from online attacks also services an infamous neo-Nazi site

8chan was terminated from its original web protection service after the suspected El Paso mass shooter is said to have posted a manifesto on the site.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

The biggest scandals that rocked Facebook over the past 15 years, from Mark Zuckerberg’s infamous leaked Harvard IMs to a $5 billion fine

From privacy scandals to high-profile departures, here are the biggest scandals Facebook has survived in its 15 years of existence.

YouTube has lately struggled to protect its vulnerable creators. Analysts say the platform may lack a business incentive to do anything about it.

YouTube has been relatively conservative in reacting to recent scandals. The company's incentive to make sweeping changes is low, analysts say.

Reddit has ‘quarantined’ one of the biggest communities of Trump supporters on the internet, citing ‘threats of violence against pol...

The r/The_Donald subreddit has been "quarantined," meaning it won't appear in search results or recommendations, or generate revenue.

A new study found a link between the number of racist tweets and real-life hate crimes in 100 US cities

Twitter has been one of the social platforms widely criticized for failing to curb hate speech, harassment, and abuse.

YouTube channels from prominent white supremacists, white nationalists, and neo-Nazis are still on YouTube, a week after it announced new hate speech ...

Accounts featuring white supremacists and alt-right leaders, including former KKK leader David Duke, were still found on YouTube on Wednesday.

YouTube’s crackdown on extremist videos has inadvertently shut down educational channels featuring old Nazi footage

The videos were taken down in the wake of YouTube's announcement it would crack down on videos that glorify Nazi and other extremist ideologies.
YouTube CEO, Susan Wojcicki

YouTube will remove thousands of videos supporting white supremacy, Nazis and conspiracy theories that deny the existence of mass shootings and other ...

The new policy, laid out in company blog post, will ban "videos alleging that a group is superior in order to justify discrimination, segregation or exclusion."
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.