Anti-migration hate speech not tolerated on Facebook

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the Facebook Innovation Hub in Berlin, Germany, 25 February 2016.

Anti-migration hate speech not tolerated on Facebook


"Hate speech has no place on Facebook and in our community" said Mark Zuckerberg last Friday during a public "town hall" session in Berlin, Germany. Identifying migrants as a minority that needs protection, Facebook's CEO conceded that the social network has not adequately policed hate speech until recently.

German authorities, concerned about racist abuse being posted on Facebook and other social networks as the country deals with an influx of hundreds of thousands of migrants, have been pre...


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