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Hate Speech in Social Media: How Platforms Can Do Better

February 17, 2022

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U-M Institute for Social Research associate research professor and Anti-Defamation Belfer Fellow Libby Hemphill discusses how social media platforms “could and should do more to detect hate speech.” Hemphill notes platforms’ shortcomings regarding white supremacist speech and how it “differs from general or non-extremist speech,” offering ways to improve automated hate speech identification methods.

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