Hate Speech

The conspiracy-endorsing Republican drew fierce criticism for her "woke medicine" post about Dr. Rachel Levine, the first U.S. transgender four-star officer.
Many who identify as LGBTQ responded appropriately to the musician's hate speech on Twitter.
The social media giant reportedly will tighten content rules after years of giving politicians relative freedom to post abusive and hateful messages.
After years of looking the other way, Facebook decided its hate speech policy will include a ban on Holocaust denial and distortion.
Facebook software engineer Ashok Chandwaney has publicly quit, accusing the company of violating its core values and of "profiting off hate."
"Knock the crap out of 'em" is not the motto of a peace-loving president.
The TV host responded to the backlash by saying he did not condone "hate speech nor the spread of hateful rhetoric" and said he wanted to "be corrected."
Leaders behind the Stop Hate for Profit movement say the Facebook CEO offered "no changes, no timeline, no response to our specific requests."
Social media platforms have issued bans and takedowns as they face mounting pressure. But how much has really changed?
A movement to pull ads from the social media platform has grown to 270 companies, including some prominent household names.
Their YouTube channels and several others were terminated for violating policies prohibiting hate speech.
The Amazon-owned livestreaming platform said two recent streams on the president's channel prompted the suspension.
The site also took down the left-wing subreddit r/ChapoTrapHouse. "All communities on Reddit must abide by our content policy in good faith," Reddit's CEO said.
A growing movement has brands reevaluating their relationship with the social media platform.
Extremists exploit dependence on video conferencing during the pandemic to spread anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and other forms of hate.
The coronavirus pandemic is fueling racism that often unfolds right in front of bystanders.
After a weeklong investigation, the U.S. military academy found that they were playing the "circle game" even before cameras were recording.
The social media giant removed billions of fake accounts this year, but still faces criticism over its role in the 2020 presidential election.
Greg Johnson was detained before he had to give a speech at a far-right conference over fears that his hate speech could spark violence.
He was detained before appearing at a far-right conference over fears his "hate speech" could trigger violence, an official said.