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Kangana Ranaut faces flak, fashion designers Rimzim Dadu and Anand Bhushan vow not to work with her in future

Fashion designers Rimzim Dadu and Anand Bhushan vowed against collaborating with Kangana Ranaut in the future. 

Published on 4th May 2021
Instagram User Should Aware

Instagram toughens stance on hate speech; will block users who send hateful messages via DMs

Currently, when someone sends DMs that break its rules, the company prohibits that person from sending any more messages for a set period of time

Published on 11th February 2021
Organised movements help counteract hate speech on Twitter

Organised movements help counteract hate speech on Twitter

Citizen-generated counter speech may help discourage hateful online rhetoric, but it has been difficult to quantify and study

Published on 23rd November 2020

Facebook reveals how much hate speech there is on its platform 

The company admitted that defining hate speech isn't simple, as there are many differing opinions on what constitutes hate speech

Published on 20th November 2020

Plea in SC seeks Centre to hold social media platforms responsible for spreading hate speech

The plea has sought separate laws to regulate content on social media platforms

Published on 31st October 2020
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Selena Gomez urges Facebook to take action against misinformation and hate speech

Selena Gomez asked Facebook founder and CEO and Sandberg, chief operating officer to start a dialogue on issues of misinformation and hate speech.

Published on 21st September 2020

Twitter tightens rules about hate speech

Twitter has expanded its rules around hate speech to include language that dehumanises people on the basis of their age, disability or disease

Published on 6th March 2020
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Hate speech on social media platforms can be handled using the 'quarantine' approach, say scholars from the University of Cambridge

A proposal published in the Ethics and Information Technology journal explains the use of quarantine approach

Published on 18th December 2019
Siddharth Thackeray Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Siddharth criticises Thackerey trailer, Nawazuddin Siddiqui; says it sells hate speech against South Indians

Siddharth tweeted saying Nawazuddin has repeated Uthao lungi Bajao pungi, which clearly indicates hate speech and in a film glorifying the person who said it.

Published on 28th December 2018
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Facebook bans rapper Lil B for 'hate speech'

Facebook has banned rapper Lil B on charges of spreading "hate speech" on its platform.

Published on 11th October 2017

Facebook closes street artist's page for 'hate speech'

Facebook has "unpublished" a page run by a street artist who attacked the social network's founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg with posters disparaging his alleged presidential aspirations, media reported

Published on 15th August 2017

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