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Women's World Cup showed how safety guardrails cost brands valuable audiences

For 30 glorious days each year, brands in every category reach out to LGBTQ+ consumers and say, "We see you (and your wallets)." By July, the media and marketing industries have usually abandoned their rainbow-tinted Pride goggles. This year though, the LGBTQ+ community was gifted a brief,... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-03 22:13:52 UTC ]
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What to know about Europe’s fight on platform hate speech

As with antitrust violations or copyright law and data infringements, 2019 is seeing European regulators getting more feisty when it comes to cracking down on hate speech. The post What to know about Europe’s fight on platform hate speech appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2019-07-12 04:00:09 UTC ]
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Facebook says it is more aggressively enforcing content rules

Facebook also said its automated detection software that eliminates illicit content is improving: It now automatically detects and removes more than half of the hate speech on its platform. Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-05-23 21:53:49 UTC ]
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Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech

Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call that the social network will run a pilot program where some... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-05-23 18:11:00 UTC ]
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Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe'

Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech to millions of people across Europe has been uncovered by the campaign group Avaaz.Facebook, which is struggling to clean up the platform and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-22 04:00:20 UTC ]
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Facebook bans Alex Jones and other controversial figures for hate speech

In the latest sign that social media giants are feeling the heat for allowing their platforms to amplify voices of extremists, Facebook on Thursday banned conspiracy theorist and InfoWars founder Alex Jones and the accounts of other controversial figures. The company, citing violations of... Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-03 00:10:00 UTC ]
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Facebook bans Alex Jones and other controversial figures for hate speech

In the latest sign that social media giants are feeling the heat for allowing their platforms to amplify voices of extremists, Facebook on Thursday banned conspiracy theorist and InfoWars founder Alex Jones and the accounts of other controversial figures. The company, citing violations of... Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-03 00:10:00 UTC ]
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'Resign from Facebook': experts offer Mark Zuckerberg advice for 2019

The CEO sets himself a personal challenge every new year. But after a bruising 12 months, what should he do next? When Mark Zuckerberg began his annual “personal challenges” in 2009, he set the bar pretty low: he dressed like an adult every day for a year. Subsequent challenges were squarely in... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: August 10, 2018

Nominate your local librarian for a 2018 'I Love My Librarian' award; How librarians find that elusive book you can't quite recall; And Facebook removes a purveyor of hate speech, but Twitter hedges. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook suspends US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

InfoWars owner found to have violated social network’s community standardsAlex Jones, the American conspiracy theorist who runs the InfoWars website, has been suspended from Facebook for bullying and hate speech.The suspension will last for 30 days, and affects only Jones’s personal account on... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook reveals how it handles harassment inside US offices

Facebook has been publicly searching for a solution to harassment, hate speech and bullying on the site for years -- and at the same time, less publicly, the company has been honing its internal approach to these subjects. Today, Facebook published i... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2017-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook needs to be more open about its hate speech policy

On Wednesday, ProPublica published a report that outlines some pretty bizarre reasoning behind Facebook's approach to hate speech and censorship. Evidence shows that Facebook has a moderation policy that could favor "white men" over "black children,"... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2017-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Advertisers should follow Vodafone's lead after Facebook and Google failures | Nils Pratley

Telecoms giant is right to stop relying on social media titans to stop its adverts appearing next to inappropriate contentAbout time too: a major advertiser has become so frustrated with Facebook and Google’s limp attempts to police the content they publish that it has taken matters into its own... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Milo Yiannopoulos publisher insists book won't feature hate speech

Simon & Schuster boss writes to authors alarmed by the rightwing author’s profile, assuring them that the firm will not tolerate abusive writingIn what is being seen as a damage limitation exercise, the publisher of rightwing controversialist Milo Yiannopoulos has written to authors to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reidy Explains Decision Behind Yiannopoulos Deal

In a letter sent to employees and some authors, Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy looked to assure those concerned about the signing of controversial author Milo Yiannopoulos that the company will not publish books that contain hate speech. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The view on fake news from Sweden

Sweden, with one of the oldest free presses in the world, has seen a worrying rise in hate speech and fake news, according to Ehsan Fadakar, social media columnist at tabloid Aftonbladet. But publishers there have a more direct connection with their readers than in other countries, making... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2017-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Major Ad-Technology Company Bars Breitbart News for Hate Speech

AppNexus, a major advertising technology provider, has barred Breitbart News from using its ad-serving tools because the conservative online publisher violated its hate speech rules.AppNexus scrutinized Breitbart's website after president-elect Donald Trump tapped Steve Bannon, former executive... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2016-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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