Hate Speech
India  /  Published 17.11.20

Facebook prioritising reported content

  Social Media giants Facebook on Tuesday said it has stepped up the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to "prioritise reported content", a move that will help them take action faster...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.11.20

Plea to deny ads to hate channels

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.10.20

Ankhi Das quits Facebook

By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 25.09.20

US polls: FB oversight board debut plan

Facebook Inc’s long-delayed independent oversight board plans to launch in mid-late October, just before the November US presidential election, although a board member said he did not know wheth...
By Reuters in New York

India  /  Published 04.09.20

BJP Telangana MLA faces Facebook, Instagram ban

Facebook on Thursday announced it had banned BJP Telangana MLA T. Raja Singh from its Facebook and Instagram platforms for violating company policy on the promotion of “violence and hate”....
By Pheroze L. Vincent, Our Bureau, PTI in

India  /  Published 03.09.20

FB: ban on BJP 'hate monger'

Under pressure for weeks over its handling of hate speech, Facebook on Thursday said it has banned BJP politician T Raja Singh from its platform and Instagram for violating its policy on content promo...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.09.20

FB: 'fire' from which Modi gained

The Wall Street Journal on Monday published what the American newspaper said were excerpts from internal communications of Facebook officials that suggest that the social media company had helped the ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.08.20

Congress warns Facebook of legal action

The Congress on Saturday warned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg of legal action if the American company continued to interfere in democratic processes to help the BJP and allow its social media platforms...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.08.20

FB: audit nudge to Zuckerberg

Over 50 retired senior bureaucrats have written an open letter to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg demanding an audit of the company’s hate speech policy in India, asserting that to blame the al...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.08.20

FB: Delhi Assembly panel hearing on Tuesday

  A Delhi Assembly committee on peace and harmony will initiate on Tuesday proceedings in connection with complaints about the Facebook's alleged "deliberate and intentional inaction to...
By PTI in New Delhi


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