hate

YouTube

YouTube Livestream of Congressional Hearing About ‘Rise of White Nationalism’ Is Filled With White Nationalism

The live comment section of the YouTube live stream of the House Judiciary hearing on hate crimes and white nationalism was filled with hateful trolls.
Caroline Haskins
4.9.19
misinformation

WhatsApp Launches a Tip Line for Misinformation in India Ahead of Elections

WhatsApp has been struggling to address misinformation and rumors on its app without compromising security. “Checkpoint Tipline” gives users in India an opt-in option to submit rumors for fact-checking.
Caroline Haskins
4.2.19
YouTube

How YouTube Drives Shane Dawson and Other Creators to Conspiracy Theories

YouTube structurally prioritizes audience feedback, which can drive content-makers to promote conspiracy theories or hate.
Caroline Haskins
2.12.19
content moderation

Social Media Is Broken, But You Should Still Report Hate

Users shouldn’t feel obligated to help Facebook, Twitter, and other social media giants police hate. But experts say it’s still worthwhile.
Rachel Chen
1.23.19
hate

Steam Is Filled With Groups That Celebrate School Shooters

Steam Groups praise the Columbine killers, Elliot Rodger, and shooting up schools.
Matthew Gault
3.6.18
hate

Anti-Defamation League: YouTube Should Delete Neo-Nazi Videos 'Immediately'

The ADL says these videos are 'disgusting racist content that has no place in our society.'
Emanuel Maiberg
2.27.18
Valve

School Shooter Posted Racist Rantings to Steam for Years

Steam has long allowed hateful content on its platform.
Matthew Gault
Emanuel Maiberg
12.20.17
hate

Following GoDaddy, the Daily Stormer’s Email Provider Drops It as a Customer

Zoho will no longer allow the neo-Nazi site to use its services.
Louise Matsakis
8.14.17
hate

The Word 'Moist' Sounds Gross, But That's Not Why You Hate It

Chunky pustule.
Sarah Emerson
5.7.16
Culture

Japan’s ‘Cyber Nationalists’ Are Convinced that MERS Started in Korea

The Netto-Uyoku are using the tragic outbreak as an opportunity to spread more nationalistic fervor online.
Mari Shibata
6.15.15
Motherboard Blog

Introducing Hate, the Map

Holy shit, Americans are assholes.
Brian Anderson
5.13.13
Motherboard Blog

Can You Be Outed as a White Supremacist Through Twitter?

A new study from the UK suggests a way for law enforcement to identify the most virile purveyors of hate on the web.
Austin Considine
4.2.13