Hate Speech

Hate speech is, outside the law, speech that attacks a person or group on the basis of e.g. race, religion, gender, disability, or sexual orientation.In law, hate speech is any speech, gesture or conduct, writing, or display which is forbidden because it may incite violence or prejudicial action against or by a protected individual or group, or because it disparages or intimidates a protected individual or group. The law may identify a protected individual or a protected group by certain characteristics.In some countries, a victim of hate speech may seek redress under civil law, criminal law, or both. A website that uses hate speech is called a hate site.
Posts about Hate Speech
  • Craigslist creates safe space for hate

    … are well within their rights not to do business with hate groups. Rather than censorship, this is merely a case of content moderation. These businesses have terms of service which limit what content can be used with their platforms as most online businesses do. One website that doesn’t seem to mind the recent proliferation of hate speech is craigslist…

    Greg's Corner- 14 readers -
  • Candid Anonymous Messaging App Launches on Mobile

    …, the app will identify “hate speech, slander and threatening remarks for immediate deletion.” Elsewhere, the app’s artificial intelligence moderation system will identify rumors and it will attempt to verify them via a web and Twitter search. If a rumor can’t be verified, the app will ask users to mark it as “true” or “rumor.” In this way, Candid said…

    AllFacebookin Facebook Twitter- 32 readers -
  • Social Networks Sign Hate Speech Treaty

    Tech companies including Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Microsoft have all recently signed a ‘code of conduct’ that was created by the European Commission. The agreement is set up to help stop the spread of hate speech in Europe, though many free speech and rights advocates are saying that the agreement could cause issues with people’s right to express opinions.

    Michael Levanduski/ Performance Marketing Insider- 10 readers -
  • Report: Marijuana Is the Most Discussed Drug on Reddit

    … on the site, leaving the moderation responsibilities to individuals in the communities themselves. However, as the site matured, the need for codified policies regarding harassment, hate speech and other objectionable content became apparent. Still, the communities on Reddit aren’t shy about discussing controversial topics, including guns and drugs…

    AllTwitterin Google- 25 readers -
  • User-Generated Content Landmines to Watch Out For (Infographic)

    … their digital communities, many are still concerned with the quality and appropriateness of the content. Vivoom did an analysis of more than 4,000 user-generated videos for its media partners and discovered that about 6 percent contained hate speech, nudity, profanity or were just off message somehow. To put this number into perspective, Gatorade ran…

    AllTwitterin Social Content- 13 readers -
  • Where Do The Most Hateful Twitter Users Live? (Study)

    … Trolling and harassment are not a unique online phenomenon. There have always been bully antagonists, catcallers and other such toxic behaviors plaguing our society. Social media has just helped to shine a light on these issues and give voice to populations most often targeted by harassment and abuse. While there is a concerted effort to reduce…

    Inside Facebookin Social Twitter- 19 readers -
  • How Facebook Page Admins Should Deal With Negative Comments

    An unfortunate reality for page administrators on Facebook is the need to deal with negative comments, but deleting those comments or disabling them altogether is a mistake. Social analytics and reporting firm Locowise shared a guide to dealing with negative comments, saying that the positives of leaving comments enabled on Facebook pages still far outweigh the harm caused ...

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 18 readers -
  • Online Civil Courage Initiative Takes Aim at Hate Speech

    … Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg announced an initiative aimed at encouraging Internet users to speak out against hate speech. Sandberg announced in a Facebook post that Facebook, Peter Neumann, the Institute for Strategic Dialogue and Amadeu Antonio Stiftung teamed up to launch the Online Civil Courage Initiative…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 12 readers -
  • STUDY: Fortune 100 Social Compliance Issues

    … (e.g. malware, scams, phishing) and acceptable use (profanity, hate, intolerance, etc.). Content policy should consider both brand employee and public commenter communications. Content policy may vary for different account types (SEC disclosure accounts, etc.) Publishing workflow: Define the publishing process employees are expected to use…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Twitter- 14 readers -
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