Hate speech

Facebook Earned $1.6 Billion From Hate Groups It’s “Trying” To Fight

If you talk about Facebook, its latest mindset is all about user privacy, fighting fake news and hate speech on its platform. But at the same time, the company can’t stop earning money from the so-called groups that want to promote hate speech via the internet. According to a new report by Sludge, the social …

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Google’s Pichai answers to Congress: The good, the bad and the frustrating

The appearance of Google CEO Sundar Pichai in front of Congress yesterday has been eagerly anticipated by those of us following the company’s tumultuous year in the face of criticism from international press, human rights organizations, and its own staff. The hearing – lasting more than three hours – was titled Transparency & Accountability: Examining …

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Facebook, Twitter and Google Hire German Censorship Army to Avoid Millions in Fines

According to a Wall Street Journal article, Facebook, Google and Twitter have hired censorship teams to remove user posted content that German law prohibits. As of January 1, 2018 a new law in Germany puts tech companies that allow user posted content at risk of fines of up to $60 million if they fail to …

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