7 September 2016: The Weekly Takedown
by Jillian C. York | Sep 7 2016
- USER NOT FOUND: New algorithmic models for content moderation are cropping up to fight extremism...but at what cost?
SPEECH!: A George Washington University study found that white nationalist movements are growing much faster than ISIS on Twitter.
LONG READ: Following the deactivation of a pro-GMO Facebook page, the National Review highlights instances of scientific and other important information being censored on the platform.
404: As more and more Facebook groups are deleted, meme pages on the platform are reportedly in “open revolt” against the company’s rules.
- The San Francisco Chronicle addresses the question: When is a ban on social media "censorship"?