Hate Speech

7 stories about Hate Speech
Dog Whistle Online

“Skypes, Skittles, and Yahoos”: Digital Dog Whistles signal new language for online hate

09.02.21|James Spiro
According to University of Haifa professor Gabriel Weimann, online extremists are creating their own language to bypass new rules put in place against hate speech
Hate Speech

“A coalition of hate”: The online extremists that are testing Big Tech

15.01.21|James Spiro
Hate speech has been bubbling on social media and the internet for decades - but it all came to a climax this month at the heart of America’s democracy
טוויטר Twitter

Twitter ‘follows’ Facebook, bans Holocaust denial on its platform

15.10.20|James Spiro
After months of pressure and scrutiny, it appears that social media platforms have finally decided to take anti-Semitism seriously
מרק צוקרברג מנכ"ל מייסד פייסבוק אוקטובר 2019

Facebook finally bans Holocaust denial on its platform

12.10.20|James Spiro
The social media giant has faced months of scrutiny for failing to distinguish between free-speech and anti-Semitism
לוגו יוניליוור Unilever מפעל דאודורנטים מקסיקו

Don’t count on advertisers to end hate speech on social media

28.06.20|Elihay Vidal
Don't expect Unilever and Coca-Cola to hold hands and sing kumbaya together with the liberals. The history of the relationship between advertisers and social media platforms proves they have their own agenda
יאיר נתניהו בנו של ראש הממשלה בבית משפט השלום ב תל אביב

Facebook Temporarily Blocks Netanyahu’s Son for Hate Speech

17.12.18|Omer Kabir
The social network temporarily banned the son of the Israeli Prime Minister following three anti-Palestinian posts, prompting him to take to Twitter and accuse Facebook of operating a "thought police"
גיא רוזן 2

New Mechanisms “Guarantee” Transparency Ahead of U.S. Midterm Elections, Facebook Executive Says

12.07.18|Omer Kabir
Facebook’s top security executive Guy Rosen spoke to Calcalist about the technology behind the company’s war on fake news