While Facebook professes a commitment to stopping hate, harassment and discrimination, the social media behemoth's reporting policies and human moderators often punish users of color who speak out against racism or justifiably criticize white people.
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Facebook’s Secret Censorship Rules Protect White Men from Hate Speech But Not Black ChildrenFacebook’s Secret Censorship Rules Protect White Men from Hate Speech But Not Black Children
Internal Facebook documents recently reviewed by ProPublica, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom, reveal that the social media behemoth's censors often condone hate speech by white men but punish racialized minorities and activist groups for legitimate political expression.
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe’s Emerging Digital AuthoritarianismZimbabwe President Robert Mugabe’s Emerging Digital Authoritarianism
Zimbabwe urgently needs a grassroots movement and network of Internet freedom fighters dedicated to defending privacy and digital rights during Zimbabwe’s 2018 transition season and after Robert Mugabe's departure.