Facebook said it's tightening up the rules for its livestreaming service with a "one strike" policy applied to a broader range of offenses.
By Sylvie Corbet, Masha Macpherson, Associated Press
The company said Thursday that it has also banned right-wing leaders Paul Nehlen, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson and Laura Loomer, along with Jones' site, Infowars.
By Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
Violent hate crimes are on the rise in the U.S. and across the globe. As a result, the ways in which hate groups use social media to threaten, galvanize and radicalize are drawing new scrutiny, including from Congress on Tuesday.
The social network says it hadn't applied its ban to expressions of white nationalism because it previously linked such expressions with broader concepts of nationalism and separatism.
By Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
President Trump shared what are widely seen as virulent anti-Muslim messages on Wednesday, igniting a new firestorm and prompting a spokesman for British Prime Minister Theresa May to say, “It is wrong for the president to have done this.” Judy…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Incendiary rhetoric has seeped into 2016 presidential politics, surfaced in the public debate over accepting Syrian refugees into the U.S. and popped up repeatedly following terror attacks in Paris and San Bernardino.
At the University of Missouri, protests and a president's resignation have put a spotlight on heated debate taking place on campuses across the country over hateful speech and racial insensitivities. Greg Lukianoff of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education…
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