White nationalism and separatism banned by Facebook


Prompted by the Christchurch terror attacks this month, tech giant Facebook announced that they will be implementing a ban on white nationalism and white separatism content on the platform.

It is becoming increasingly common for organized hate groups to use social media platforms as a ground for breeding violent propaganda and stirring anti-racial, discriminatory sentiments.

Although the initiative is a positive one, Facebook is facing backlash for not already having these policies in place.

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Thursday, March 28 2019
Produced By Heloise Vyas
Featured in storyCatriona Elder - Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, University of SydneyStephen Scheeler - Former CEO of Facebook from Australia and New Zealand

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