New IT Campaign Battles Hate Speech Online
Peace News Network
Fake News is not just a problem for citizens in the US. Disinformation on social media has been blamed for fueling violence in conflict zones all over the world.
During his recent appearance before US Congress, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted that hate speech can be difficult to identify, and that it is a concern for both his company and for a global society. The danger of hate speech online has been particularity noted in South Sudan, where observers believe it has contributed to the ongoing civil war there.