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Facebook researchers wanted to block racist hate speech, but executives reportedly dismissed their solution to avoid backlash from 'conservative partners'

Facebook’s race-blind policies around hate speech came at the expense of Black users, new documents show Researchers proposed a fix to the biased algorithm, but one internal document predicted pushback from “conservative partners” By Elizabeth Dwoskin, Nitasha Tiku […]
Facebook researchers wanted to block racist hate speech, but executives reportedly dismissed their solution to avoid backlash from 'conservative partners'
13 days ago|Menlo Park, United States

BIAS COVERAGE DISTRIBUTION

7 of these news sources are bias rated
4 lean RIGHT
14%
C 29%
R 57%
The Washington Post
Business Insider
Portland Press Herald
The Daily Caller
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ussanews.com
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The Washington Post
The Washington PostL

Facebook’s race-blind policies around hate speech came at the expense of Black users, new documents show

Researchers proposed a fix to the biased algorithm, but one internal document predicted pushback from “conservative partners.”

14 days ago|Washington, United States
The Daily Caller
The Daily CallerR

Facebook Employees Pushed Company To Exclude Criticism Of White People, Men From Hate Speech Rules: REPORT

Facebook employees urged executives to exclude criticism directed towards white people and men from the company’s hate speech policies.

14 days ago|Washington, United States
Business Insider
Business InsiderC

Facebook researchers wanted to block racist hate speech, but executives reportedly dismissed their solution to avoid backlash from 'conservative partners'

After a user called lawmakers like AOC "black c---s," employees sought to crush hate speech. Executives rejected their plan, per The Washington Post.

13 days ago|United States
Portland Press Herald
Portland Press HeraldC

Facebook’s race-blind policies around hate speech came at the expense of Black users, new documents show

Far from protecting Black and other minority users, Facebook executives wound up instituting half-measures after the "worst of the worst" project that left minorities more likely to encounter derogatory and racist language on the site.

14 days ago|Portland, United States
WND
WNDR

Facebook workers demanded attacks on whites and men be excluded from hate-speech policy

Ailan Evans Daily Caller News FoundationFacebook employees urged executives to exclude criticism directed towards white people and men from the company’s hate speech policies, according to internal documents reported on by The Washington Post.Facebook researchers tried to change the company’s content moderation algorithms that automatically delete hate speech, because they viewed the algorithms as inadequately protecting minority users, The Wash…

13 days ago|Medford, United States
The Free Press
The Free Press

Facebook Employees Pushed Company To Exclude Criticism Of White People, Men From Hate Speech Rules: REPORT

Ailan Evans  Facebook employees urged executives to exclude criticism directed towards white people and men from the… Facebook Employees Pushed Company To Exclude Criticism Of White People, Men From Hate Speech Rules: REPORT

13 days ago|Tampa, United States
ussanews.com
ussanews.comR

90% of “Hate Speech” Removed From Facebook Targets White People and Men | The following article, 90% of “Hate Speech” Removed From Facebook Targets White People and Men, was first published on Big League Politics. Algorithms utilized by Facebook to censor

The following article, 90% of “Hate Speech” Removed From Facebook Targets White People and Men, was first published on Big League Politics. Algorithms utilized by Facebook to censor what the Big Tech monopoly defines as hate speech detect overwhelmingly greater bias and prejudice against white people and men, according to reporting on Sunday from the […]| USSA News

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The Unz Review
The Unz ReviewR

Washington Post: Facebook’s algorithms found that most hate speech on Facebook was anti-white and/or anti-male

Reading the revealing second half of a long Washington Post news section article so you don’t have to: Facebook’s race-blind policies around hate speech came at the expense of Black users, new documents show Researchers proposed a fix to the biased algorithm, but one internal document predicted pushback from “conservative partners” By Elizabeth Dwoskin, Nitasha Tiku […]

14 days ago|United States
techmeme.com
techmeme.com

Sources and internal docs show Facebook's race-blind policies around hate speech left minorities more likely to see derogatory and racist language on the site

Washington Post: Sources and internal docs show Facebook's race-blind policies around hate speech left minorities more likely to see derogatory and racist language on the site  —  Last year, researchers at Facebook showed executives an example of the kind of hate speech circulating on the social network …

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BIAS COVERAGE DISTRIBUTION

7 of these news sources are bias rated
4 lean RIGHT
14%
C 29%
R 57%
The Washington Post
Business Insider
Portland Press Herald
The Daily Caller
WND
ussanews.com
The Unz Review
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