iOS app Android app

Facebook Hate Speech

Constitutional Rights in the Digital Age

Nancy Leong | Posted 09.18.2014 | Technology
Nancy Leong

Just as cell phones are different from ordinary physical objects, the Internet is dramatically different from earlier speech mediums. And the Court should acknowledge those differences in determining the scope of First Amendment protection for speech.

Social Media Backlash: How I Went From Beautiful to Being a Stuck Up B*tch In Less Than 12 Hours

Natalie E. Illum | Posted 07.15.2014 | Women
Natalie E. Illum

I know I am not alone. Misogyny, harassment and verbal abuse toward women goes beyond what's trending in social media.

Facebook Grapples with Hate Speech

Larry Magid | Posted 08.04.2013 | Technology
Larry Magid

Even the U.S. Supreme Court sometimes has a hard time agreeing on speech issues. It's a tough job for Facebook, but as proprietors of a service with a global membership nearly four times the population of the U.S, it's a responsibility they have to face.

Protest Pushes Facebook To Crack Down On Rape Content

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 05.29.2013 | Technology

In what amounts to a big win for advocates working against online domestic abuse jokes and references, Facebook has said it will try to crack down on ...

Student Threatens To LYNCH Teen Baseball Player In Facebook Message, Gets Minimal Punishment

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A racist and threatening Facebook exchange between high school baseball players has some wondering why a threat to lynch another person is not being t...