The Trump administration and some lawmakers on Capitol Hill want to change the way companies like Facebook handle problematic user posts.
"It shouldn't be my nonprofit that has to be monitoring and focusing its energy on a corporation that makes $70 billion a year," said Color of Change President Rashad Robinson.
The group will decide some of the thorniest issues surrounding hate speech, harassment and privacy.
Critics say the online forum enables the spread of hate speech.
Tech giants keep struggling to understand how their platforms affect society. A game designer has a new solution.
The social media platform plays an outsized role in spreading news ... and hate speech in the country.
"Many people ... trust these big tech companies frankly more than they do their politicians," Politico's chief technology correspondent says.
Alternative crowdfunding site Hatreon is among the niche platforms that don't care if their users are neo-Nazis and white supremacists.
ProPublica reporters investigated a tip and found that they could spend $30 to purchase Facebook ads specifically targeted to “Jew haters” and other anti-Semitic groups. ProPublica alerted Facebook, and the site said such ad audience options were the result of algorithms that automatically create categories based on the interests expressed by Facebook users. Facebook said it […]
In the wake of white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, a discussion of free speech and hate speech as they relate to the workplace.