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Facebook disputes claims they retain extreme content for money

Jul 17, 2018 - 7:55 PM

In a new documentary by Channel 4 in the UK, former Facebook investor Roger McNamee says it's the extreme, dangerous content that's the most engaging – something he says Facebook stands to profit from

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Rappler Talk: UN Special Rapporteur David Kaye on how platforms can address hate speech online

May 25, 2018 - 11:03 AM

The interview takes up highlights of a report the Special Rapporteur submitted to the UN Human Rights Council where he proposes a human rights-based approach to regulating user-generated content online

IN PHOTOS: PH launches guidelines on managing moderate acute malnutrition

Jul 20, 2017 - 4:02 PM

The DOH and WFP showcase ready to use supplementary food as well as various measuring devices that would determine if a child is suffering from malnutrition

FIGHTING MALNUTRITION. A device that can be used to measure the height of infants to determine possible malnutrition. All photos by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Facebook bug showed moderators' identities to suspected terrorists

Jun 17, 2017 - 12:29 AM

Among 1 000 affected Facebook workers 40 work in a counter terrorism unit with 6 of them deemed high priority victims of the bug

14 facts: Facebook moderation on threats, bullying, and suicide

May 24, 2017 - 8:27 PM

Some Facebook statements from the leaked guidelines have been a source of shock

POLICY PAINS. Facebook's current set of moderation policies on sensitive issues such as online abuse and suicide has sowed controversy.

Leaked Facebook files: Crucial numbers to know

May 23, 2017 - 8:14 PM

These figures show you the enormity of the task that the house that Zuckerberg built now faces

CENTER OF ATTENTION. Mark Zuckerberg and his company face new pressure to implement more effective changes immediately or else, inch closer to external regulation.

Uncovered moderation guidelines show Facebook in quagmire

May 22, 2017 - 2:43 PM

The Guardian shows the complexity Facebook faces in moderating sensitive content

IN VIEW. Uncovered Facebook moderation guidelines show how the social network processes flagged or reported content. Photo by Justin Tallis/AFP


New short film shows tough job of content moderators

Apr 19, 2017 - 7:08 AM

The film tackles the training some social media workers in India have to go through to begin as content moderators

THE MODERATORS. This film shows the training that content moderators undergo in India before they can take on the job. Screen shot from film/Vimeo

Facebook to allow more graphic news

Oct 22, 2016 - 9:40 AM

The social network says it will begin allowing more items that people find newsworthy even if these violate site standards

The "Facebook"-logo is pictured on the sidelines of a press preview of the so-called "Facebook Innovation Hub" in Berlin on February 24, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / TOBIAS SCHWARZ

Social media users react to #NoPlaceForHate campaign

Aug 30, 2016 - 4:15 PM

Some welcome the NoPlaceForHate campaign as a tool to remove below the belt comments on Facebook threads but some claim it completely prevents them from sharing their thoughts

#NoPlaceForHate: Baro a pagalagadan iti Rappler comments thread

Aug 27, 2016 - 1:11 PM

Alaenmi manen daytoy a gundaway a mangtagikua iti espasyo ti Rappler kas nasimbeng a lugar para kadagiti netizens Ditoy maibaga yo amin ti ania man a naguneg yo nga awan ti panagbuteng wenno panagamak a mabastos kayo

#NoPlaceForHate: Ang mga kausaban sa Rappler comments thread

Aug 26, 2016 - 5:57 PM

Diri sa Rappler dapat bation mo nga luwas ka mupadayag sa imong kaugalingon nga wala y kahadlok nga atakihon ug tabangan sa mga anonymous commenters nga nag apas nga pahilumon ka ug paamohun

#NoPlaceForHate: Bagong patakaran sa Rappler comments thread

Aug 26, 2016 - 4:12 PM

Muli naming aangkinin ang espasyo ng Rappler bilang matiwasay na lugar para sa netizens Dito masasabi ninyo ang inyong saloobin nang walang takot na malapastangan o makuyog

#NoPlaceForHate: Change comes to Rappler's comments thread

Aug 26, 2016 - 4:11 PM

On Rappler you should feel safe to express yourself without fear of being attacked and swarmed by an army of anonymous commenters who seek to silence and tame

Imam in New York strives to bring Indonesia’s unique brand of Islam into the spotlight

Aug 17, 2016 - 2:50 PM

In Islamic or interfaith conferences with these big Caucasians and Arabs I force myself to speak so that Indonesia can also be heard

INTERFAITH. Imam Shamsi Ali's close relationships with Jewish clergy has drawn criticism with more conservative Muslims. Photo from Nusantara Foundation Facebook page

UP radicals, moderates in the 80s unite against Marcos Jr

Apr 16, 2016 - 12:06 AM

The martial law activists call on their fellow UP alumni to unite and oppose the Marcoses

Why did Indonesia's most prominent moderate Islam group take a stance vs LGBT?

Mar 04, 2016 - 8:00 AM

It is pretty hard not to say PBNU’s stance is entirely free from political interest

Morocco eyes regional clout as a moderate Muslim model

Jun 28, 2014 - 2:15 PM

The Moroccan model is attracting regional interest with Saharan Sahelian countries touched by jihadist violence now soliciting the kingdom s help

ISLAMIC MODEL. A man looks on the Hassan II mosque in Casablanca. Hassan II Mosque was designed by a French architect and built for the 60th birthday of former Moroccan king Hassan II. It is the largest religious monument in the world after Mecca, with space for 25,000 worshippers inside and another 80,000 outside. Photo by Vassil Donev/ EPA

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