Will free speech mean more hate speech on Twitter under Elon Musk?

Will free speech mean more hate speech on Twitter under Elon Musk?

This post was originally published on this siteMusk, who struck a $44-billion deal to buy Twitter, is a self-described “free speech absolutist.” Will he let hatemongers and extremists come back?     

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Virginia Bill Would Require Rules “for the Prevention of Inequities Involving the Use of Hate Speech or Ethnically or Racially Insensitive Expressions”

Virginia Bill Would Require Rules “for the Prevention of Inequities Involving the Use of Hate Speech or Ethnically or Racially Insensitive Expressions”

This post was originally published on this siteThe full text reads: § 22.1-271.9. High school interscholastic athletic and academic competition; prevention of hate speech and ethnically or racially insensitive expressions. A. With such funds as may be appropriated by the General Assembly for such purpose pursuant to the general appropriation...

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Facebook says it’s winning the fight against hate speech targeting Black Americans. Its own research says otherwise.

Facebook says it’s winning the fight against hate speech targeting Black Americans. Its own research says otherwise.

This post was originally published on this siteFacebook whistleblower Frances Haugen internal documents show that Facebook removes a fraction of hate speech and threats against Black users.     

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