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Questions about policing online hate are much bigger than Facebook and YouTube  THE VERGE · 1 week
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Slack takes down 28 accounts tied to hate groups - CNET  CNET · 1 week
The company will update its terms of service to reflect its policy on illegal and harmful activity. more
Slack removes 28 accounts linked to hate groups  TechCrunch · 1 week
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Slack says it removed dozens of accounts affiliated with hate groups  THE VERGE · 1 week
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Facebook pulls down fake accounts from the UK and Romania - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Fake Facebook accounts in the UK were used to spread divisive comments and hate speech. more
Facebook takes down fake accounts used to spread hate in UK  Sky News · 2 weeks
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Aquaman director James Wan the latest celeb to take social media break - CNET