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Hate speech

Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Let SC act: End arbitrary arrests over flimsy FIRs

The BJP and other right-wing entities have taken up cudgels against Mr Zubair, and the secular elements are up in arms against Ms Sharma

21 Jul 2022 11:30 PM

Non-inclusivity is an invitation to disaster, says CJI Ramana

Ramana’s observation comes close on the heels of the top court chastising Nupur Sharma for her controversial remarks

03 Jul 2022 6:58 AM

List action taken to halt hate talks: SC to Uttarakhand, Himachal

Court note of the assurance given by the state govt that authorities are confident that no untoward statement will be made during the event

26 Apr 2022 12:36 PM

13 Opposition leaders question PM's 'silence' over recent violence

The leaders express concern over the ruling establishment trying to polarise society by raising issues relating to food, dress, faith

16 Apr 2022 11:51 PM

2 Hindu bodies seek to intervene as parties in SC in PIL alleging hate speeches

Hindu Sena' and Hindu Front for Justice, have moved the Supreme Court seeking to intervene as parties

24 Jan 2022 1:24 PM

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Patralekha Chatterjee | Polarisation in pandemic times is the price we pay

The narrative grabbing headlines in recent days pivots around the persistent drip-drip of hate speech against minorities

30 Dec 2021 7:30 AM

Kangana Ranaut, sister Rangoli summoned by Mumbai police again

Both the sisters were booked for allegedly promoting enmity between communities through posts on social media

18 Nov 2020 1:21 PM

As things get heated on internal message boards, Facebook mulls moderating employees' posts

A year ago on getting complaints about heated, abusive posts, Google told staff to be responsible and thoughtful on internal message boards.

18 Sep 2020 5:42 PM

Facebook India chief Ajit Mohan gives hate speech hearing a miss

Last week, a Delhi Assembly panel had summoned him to determine if the social networking site deliberately ignored instances of hate speech.

15 Sep 2020 8:41 PM

Over 40 rights groups write to Zuckerberg seeking Ankhi Das' removal as India Policy Chief

The rights group said the bias in policy led by Ankhi Das had spurred violence against minorities in India.

10 Sep 2020 5:40 PM

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Over 40 rights groups write to Zuckerberg seeking Ankhi Das' removal as India Policy Chief

The rights groups said the bias in policy led by Ankhi Das had spurred violence against minorities in India.

10 Sep 2020 5:40 PM

Not enough to remove hate speech, social networks must archive evidence: Human Rights Watch

Online posts could also help document atrocities and abuses such as chemical weapons attacks in Syria and police abuse in the United States.

10 Sep 2020 4:22 PM

YouTube, Facebook say they're willing to block AIMIM supporter on government's or court's orders

It was unclear what prevented the social media companies from following their own rules for content moderation on blocking hate speech.

17 Aug 2020 2:50 PM

Disney cuts big chunk of ads on Facebook, Instagram

Disney, Facebook's biggest advertiser this year, joins hundreds of firms that paused spending on the social media platforms.

20 Jul 2020 1:56 PM

Facebook looking to score points for just optics, no action taken on hate speech: Ad boycott organisers

They said at a virtual meeting with Zuckerberg they "didn’t hear anything...to convince us that Zuckerberg and colleagues are taking action"

08 Jul 2020 8:17 PM

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Having 8 million advertisers, will Facebook be hurt because a few dozen boycott it?

Data of past boycotts suggests the observable impact is relatively mild, a business intelligence firm said.

02 Jul 2020 8:54 PM

Starbucks battles racial discrimination complaints, but pauses social media ads over hate speech inaction

The company said it would continue using social media to communicate with its clients and employees.

29 Jun 2020 6:12 PM

Facebook bends to pressure, says will flag even Trump's post, if it violates rules

Unilever became the latest and one of the biggest advertisers to join several other brands that have stopped placing ads on Facebook.

27 Jun 2020 4:36 PM

Verizon latest to ditch advertising on Facebook for allowing hate speech on platform

Recently a Verizon ad appeared next to “a video from the conspiracy group QAnon drawing on hateful and anti-Semitic rhetoric.”

26 Jun 2020 5:47 PM

Facebook losing ads because of its inaction against hate speech

Popular US icecream brand Ben & Jerry’s becomes latest to join Facebook ad boycott

24 Jun 2020 4:31 PM

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