Facebook urged to remove posts that trigger hate speech

Facebook urged to remove posts that trigger hate speech

European Network Against Racism Ireland said that recent responses to a post by former journalist Gemma O’Doherty were an example of where Facebook’s current rules were inadequate to prevent hate speech

Facebook should remove content that people respond to with hate speech even if the original post is not in itself hateful, an anti-racism group has said.

European Network Against Racism (ENAR) Ireland said that recent responses to a post by Gemma O’Doherty, a former newspaper journalist who now promotes conspiracy theories online, were an example of where Facebook’s current rules were inadequate to prevent hate speech.

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