Ad boycott strikes at heart of Facebook's business model
Adidas, Puma, Coca-Cola, Starbucks, Unilever, Ford... not a day goes by without another big brand pulling ads from Facebook and other social media, a campaign that is weakening advertising-dependent sites but whose ultimate impact remains uncertain.
Starbucks pauses social media ads as it targets 'hate speech'
Starbucks said Sunday that it will pause its advertising on social media while it studies ways to "stop the spread of hate speech" as part of a growing corporate movement.
NUJ, SERAP seek sustained advocacy against hate-speech, social media bills
National President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Christopher Isiguzo, has urged media practitioners to intensify sustained advocacy against the passage of the hate-speech bill before National Assembly.
Combating fake news, hate speech must be deliberate, say scholars
As hate speech and fake news continue to threaten the peace, unity and corporate existence of Nigerians, the Media Awareness and Information for All Network (MAIN), in collaboration with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation...
Ethiopia passes contested 'hate speech' law
Ethiopia on Thursday passed a law punishing "hate speech" and "disinformation" with hefty fines and long jail terms, despite fears by rights groups it undermines gains in free speech.
The bill that hates itself
After reading a quote by Martin Luther King Jr that “Returning Hates for Hates multiply Hates, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars
Communication regulators seek partnership to combat hate speech
Communication and media regulators around the world are constantly under pressure on how to combat hate speech, protect personal data and handle the risks of artificial intelligence.
Malami decries hate speech in public space
The Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has decried the level of acrimony and slander that currently dominate the nation’s social media space.