The Danger of Hate Speech on Social Media
Social media rear hate speech, and hate speech is contagious. Years ago,
there had long been a stance by Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg, and Jack
Dorsey that Facebook and Twitter were platforms rather than publishers.
Therefore they are not responsible for the content that is published on their
In the current scenario where conspiracy theories are rising, and racial
injustice is being played out globally, Facebook and Twitter's billionaire
founders are responsible for moderate such content. Both Twitter and
Facebook have been removing posts that promote violence, suspending
accounts for repetitive hate speech.
Basically, hate speech is public speech or we can say as customer's language
towards expressing hate or encourages violence towards a person or a group
based on race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. It is usually used in the
wrong way and portrays a wrong belief regarding religions, caste, creed, etc.
Get into the links to understand more about hate speech and how it is
misused. Read more.
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Reporting Hate Speech on Social Media
Generally, hate speech is a type of speech that takes place online, mainly on
social media or on the internet, with the purpose of attacking a person or
group on the basis of attributes such as race, religion, origin, sexual
orientation, disability, or gender. It includes nonverbal depictions & symbols.
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Global Comparisons Of Hate Speech on Social Media
Violence credited to online hate language has increased worldwide. Societies
facing the trend have to deal with questions about free speech and
censorship on popular social networking platforms Read more.
Reporting on Social Media Platforms
The social media portal has its procedures and mechanisms in which