Articles Tagged 'social media'
Top-selling German newspaper says new online hate speech law must be scrapped
A new law meant to curtail hate speech on social media in Germany is stifling free speech and making martyrs out of anti-immigrant politicians whose…READ MORE
AfD politician ‘censored’ under new German hate speech law for anti-Muslim tweet
Beatrix von Storch, a leading figure in the Alternative for Germany party, is one of the first hit by new hate speech laws on social…READ MORE
Israeli man’s photos in holy Muslim site cause social media rage
Images of an Israeli citizen inside a mosque in Medina, Saudi Arabia, have caused anger among Arab users on social media.
Russian-born Ben Tzion, 31,…READ MORE
How ISIS-controlled drones like this are striking new fear within the U.S. military
In a new threat to the West, the Islamic State on Tuesday debuted on social media a commercially available drone dropping small bombs with pinpoint…READ MORE
Jewish centers report bomb threats in several U.S. states
Jewish community centers in several U.S. states were evacuated on Monday after they reported receiving bomb threats, according to the organizations’ social media accounts and…READ MORE
Merry Christmas Infidels…
The Islamic State published the names and addresses of thousands of churches in the United States and called on its adherents to attack them during…READ MORE
Will Silicon Valley play nice with the Trump Administration?
For all its technical muscle, Silicon Valley is far from politically neutral. During the most recent election cycle, the entire tech industry seemed to focus…READ MORE
All the News That’s Facebook/Snopes Approved to Print
Facebook is going to start fact-checking, labeling, and burying fake news and hoaxes in its News Feed, the company said Thursday.
The decision comes after…READ MORE
God, Guns & Trump
Kid Rock is taking this year’s historic election straight to the bank.
The “All Summer Long” singer has released a line of current events merchandise…READ MORE
Justice Department Studying ‘Far-Right’ Social Media Use
The Department of Justice is concentrating on “far-right” groups in a new study of social media usage aimed at combatting violent extremism.
The Justice Department’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) awarded Michigan State University $585,719 for the study, which was praised by Eric Holder, the former attorney general, earlier this year.
“There is currently limited knowledge of the role…READ MORE