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New rules to regulate social media will be finalised by Jan 15: Centre to SC

The court also transferred all cases related to linkage of social media profiles with Aadhaar pending in different high courts to self.

22 Oct 2019 1:16 PM

Facebook: New oversight board to only regulate content, can't change policy

While the new board cannot make policy, the company will be required to respond publicly to any recommendations the board makes.

18 Sep 2019 9:02 AM

Why Youtube took down 1 Lakh videos betwen April and June this year

Roughly 1,00,000 videos propagating hate speech, 17,000 channels and 500 million comments have been removed during the time period

06 Sep 2019 7:27 PM

The case for regulating social media in India

The time has come to seriously evaluate the role played by social media in spreading disinformation and hate speech in election season.

23 Jun 2019 1:42 AM

Facebook rejects co-founder call for breakup

Facebook has been under scrutiny from regulators around the world over data sharing practices.

10 May 2019 3:28 PM


Dissecting Sri Lankan government’s social media ban

Sri Lanka has a complicated history with social media, providing context to the government’s ban on it after the Easter Sunday attacks.

25 Apr 2019 2:57 PM

US Senator Warner eyes social media bills for hate speech

Warner noted the real-life implications of hate speech on social media.

12 Apr 2019 12:26 PM

An app to fight hate

HateHatao app lets users report instances of hate speech, threats and crimes along with the evidence in form of screenshots, videos, and pictures.

05 Feb 2019 12:11 AM

Why can’t Yogi Adityanath be prosecuted for 'hate speech', SC asks UP govt

The SC issued notice returnable in 4 weeks on special leave petition against Allahabad HC order rejecting plea for action for hate speech.

20 Aug 2018 8:58 PM

Facebook claims it was 'too slow' to combat hate speech in Myanmar

Some 700,000 Rohingya fled their homes last year after an army crackdown that the United States denounced as ethnic cleansing.

17 Aug 2018 9:19 AM


Tech giants still stumbling in the social world they made

The dark side of untrammelled discourse, the thinking went, would sort itself out as online communities moderated themselves.

11 Aug 2018 7:54 AM

Women judged more than men for hate speech

Here is what a new study has found.

01 Aug 2018 1:09 PM

Facebook has removed hundreds of posts under German hate-speech law

The social network received 1,704 complaints under the law, known in Germany as NetzDG.

01 Aug 2018 7:31 AM

Won't return till I feel 'safe from unfair prosecution', says Zakir Naik

Controversial preacher Zakir Naik's statement came amid reports that he was being deported to India from Malaysia.

04 Jul 2018 3:09 PM

Twitter seeks help measuring 'health' of its world

The move is the latest by Twitter aimed at curbing disinformation, propaganda and provocation.

02 Mar 2018 9:42 AM


Supreme Court to examine IPC provisions on hate speech

Swami said for making this speech FIR had been filed against him and the court had issued summons for his appearance.

07 Nov 2017 1:15 AM

NIA files chargesheet against Islamic preacher Zakir Naik

Naik has been booked under charges of inciting youths to take up terror activities and hate speech.

26 Oct 2017 4:06 PM

Study finds Saudi government still tolerates hate speech

The Human Rights Watch report said the Saudi state has permitted religious clerics to refer to minority Muslim Shiites in derogatory terms.

26 Sep 2017 3:33 PM

Facebook to clamp down on hate speech and clickbaits

Facebook will launch new standards to provide guidance on which publishers are eligible to earn money on the platform and with what content

13 Sep 2017 8:42 PM

Facebook fights US gag order that it says chills free speech

The First Amendment to the US Constitution guarantees certain rights including freedom of speech.

04 Jul 2017 7:49 AM