• Ford Motor pulls social media advertising as part of Facebook boycott

    16 days ago - By Stl Today

    DETROIT - Ford Motor Co. is joining Starbucks and Coca-Cola in an advertising boycott against Facebook sites as part of an effort to urge the social media giant to regulate misinformation and hate speech critics say divides a troubled nation...
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  • Twitch Suspends Trump's Channel for ‘Hateful Conduct'

    Twitch Suspends Trump's Channel for ‘Hateful Conduct'

    16 days ago - By NY Times

    The action appeared to be the first outright suspension of one of the president's social media accounts.
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  • Social media platforms face a reckoning over hate speech

    16 days ago - By Chron

    For years, social media platforms have fueled political polarization and hosted an explosion of hate speech. Now, with four months until the U.S. presidential election and the country's divisions reaching a boiling point, these companies are upping their game against bigotry and threats of violence.
    What's not yet clear is whether this action is too little, too late - nor whether the pressure on these companies, including a growing advertiser boycott, will be enough to produce lasting change.
    Reddit, an online comment forum that is one of the world's most popular websites, on Monday banned...
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