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Facebook says they removed 220 ‘Boogaloo’ groups and 95 Instagram accounts

Weeks after feds said 'Boogaloo' group members used Facebook to plan the ****** of a federal agent, Facebook says they have removed 220 Facebook Groups and 95 Instagram accounts associated with the extremist movement.

Facebook says 400 additional 'Boogaloo' related groups advocating armed violence that were tangentially associated with the movement would be taken down, too.

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United: man in Marvel “Black Panther” hat is a threat to passengers, but man in “Rope. Tree. Journalist” shirt is just sharing his opinion

Not long ago, United demanded a black passenger remove his official Marvel "Black Panther" hat because it made someone uncomfortable. This weekend, United refused to even challenge a white passenger wearing a "Rope. Tree. Journalist" shirt, no matter who it made uncomfortable.

Jessica Sidman on Twitter:

My brother is on a @united flight from ...

Hatebase catalogues the world’s hate speech in real time so you don’t have to

Policing hate speech is something nearly every online communication platform struggles with. Because to police it, you must detect it; and to detect it, you must understand it. Hatebase is a company that has made understanding hate speech its primary mission, and it provides that understanding as a service — an increasingly valuable one. ...

YouTube totally blows it on response to Steven Crowder’s hate channel

They demonetized Stephen Crowder for "egregious actions."

Then they said he can re-monetize if he stops selling those SOCIALISM IS FOR **** t-shirts.

Canada-based hate personality Steven Crowder won't be able to earn more of Google's money from his YouTube channel after a “continued review” found a “pattern of egregious actions” contrary to YouTube Partner Program policies, ...

Kazoo-ing metalheads vs Westboro Baptist Church

A group of metalheads playing kazoos drowned out the hate-spreading 'Westboro Baptist Church' cult at the Virginia state capitol. I am proud of my home town.

Photos and article by Ned Oliver at the Virginia Mercury:

The Kansas-based hate group said it came to Virginia in part to demonstrate against Del. Danica Roem, D-Manassas, who is ...

French TV cuts Facebook Live video from desecrated Jewish cemetery due to anti-Semitic troll swarm

On Wednesday, the TV network France 3 was forced to cut off a live Facebook broadcast from a desecrated Jewish cemetery in eastern France when trolls swarmed the feed and filled it with anti-Semitic hate comments.

You could say there's a problem with anti-Semitism in France.

The night before on Tuesday evening, roughly 20,000 people and lawmakers ...

New York Times calls blackface “dark makeup,” edits headline after being called out

Changing the headline after public outcry, The New York Times once again backflips as they excuse hate.

hey @nytimes this is some racist bs. IT'S BLACKFACE. BLACKFACE. jesus christ, this is why we have these problems in the first place! call RACISM RACISM. pic.twitter.com/KboYvqKbpf

— Oliver Willis (@owillis) February 6, 2019

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Roku welcomes conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and Infowars

Sandy Hook conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his Infowars rantathon channel have been turfed out of virtually every major platform due to his love of violent rhetoric, racial hatred and general bigotry. Welcome to Roku, Alex!

Roku may have given itself a brand safety issue. The streaming service has added Infowars, the live show hosted ...