The social media giant’s co-founder has been distinguishing himself from people like Mark Zuckerberg who seem set to stay in traditional companies.
Will recent acts of violence against Muslims in Canada lead us to see what we should have seen earlier — that anti-Muslim works are hate speech that encourage violence against Muslims?
Australia’s piecemeal approach to regulating hate speech online isn’t working. The UK has introduced a possible better way forward.
Critics say only links to real or threatened violence should justify the proposed criminalisation of hate speech. But New Zealand law already regulates all kinds of non-violent speech.
We found LGBTIQ+ groups are exposed to an unacceptable level of discrimination and intimidation, including death threats, targeting of Muslims and threats of stoning or beheading.
Proposed new hate speech laws would tighten legal definitions but broaden their potential application.
Our research tried to identify patterns linking antisemitic incidents to particular dates, local trends or global events. The aim was to be better prepared to counter them.
The First Amendment to the US Constitution protects Americans’ freedom of speech, so much so that even the most hateful speech has the right to be quoted.
In a country where judicial review is not constitutionally guaranteed, hate speech legislation could shackle freedom of expression and limit citizens’ rights to express themselves.
Scholars who study dangerous speech have identified common themes that can lead to violence.
In his January 6 speech in Washington DC, Donald Trump urged his supporters to force their way onto Capitol Hill, is a perfect compendium of his inflammatory populist rhetoric.
Millions of supporters of Donald Trump flocked to the far-right social media platform, where hate speech and calls for violence thrive. The US Capitol insurrection could be the platform’s undoing.
Millions of supporters of Donald Trump have flocked to the far-right social media platform Parler, where hate speech thrives.
Twitter pile-ons, online celebrity bashing, or knee-jerk reactions are part of an increasingly toxic environment children are being exposed to that risks normalising hate.
The full benefits of digital democracy are being thwarted by digital exclusion that is driven by the high cost of data.
My research shows that when politicians use hate speech, it’s not just empty rhetoric or political theater: Domestic terrorism increases, in the US and in other countries.
When we use ‘race’ we need to be very specific about what we mean. Race is not biology, nor is it class.
Most of Facebook’s revenue comes from the millions of small businesses that advertise on the platform.
If perception is everything in politics, what does it say when a leader poses with a Trump MAGA hat?
A psychologist explains how to reestablish civil political conversation in your own life.