Monthly Archives: September 2018

Facebook Losing its Fight Against Hate Speech in Myanmar

  The social networking site Facebook is having a tough time combating hate speech in Myanmar. Recently, the tech giant invited journalists for a phone briefing to discuss its progress. At first, it looked like the company was ready for all questions, but the publication of a Reuters’ investigation may suggest differently. Investigation: Facebook unable […]

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Twitter Deleted Over 58 Million Accounts in Last Quarter Of 2017

Twitter deleted over 58 million user accounts in the last quarter of 2017 and suspended over 70 million accounts in May and June 2018 to reduce the spread of false information on its platform. Twitter struggles with user growth but still suspends accounts These figures emphasize how seriously Twitter takes the increase of suspicious or […]

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Removing violent content and hate speech: an ongoing challenge

A recent TV documentary investigation has disclosed how Facebook decides what its users can and cannot see on its platform. The investigation covered topics including how the company deals with violent content, reported posts, and hate speech. Violent Content and Hate Speech Remains on the Site According to the investigation, despite being flagged by users, […]

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