Communities and Social Media

Social Media Free Speech Policies are a Myth

Abstract Social media giants like Facebook and Twitter claim in their list of community guidelines that their users have the right to free speech on their platforms. However, hate speech on social media has become a major issue in recent years and in response these platforms have had to find ways to regulate what people are allowed and not allowed to say. This has been done by setting up moderators, flagging systems and algorithms that are supposed to automatically detect hate speech and censor Read more […]