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Facebook Failing To Curb Hate Speech In Myanmar

  • Reuters, Thursday, August 16, 2018 12:53 AM

Facebook's efforts to curb hate speech in Myanmar appear to be failing. On the social network, a Reuters investigation found more than 1,000 posts, comments, images, and videos attacking the Rohingya people and other minorities in the country. Worse yet, “The anti-Rohingya and anti-Muslim invective analyzed for this article … includes material that’s been up on Facebook for as long as six years,” Reuters writes.

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