What Facebook isn’t telling us about its fight against online abuse – Laura Bliss

24 05 2018
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Facebook has for the first time made available data on the scale of abusive comments posted to its site. This may have been done under the growing pressure by organisations for social media companies to be more transparent about online abuse, or to gain credibility after the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. Either way, the figures do not make for pleasurable reading. Read the rest of this entry »





Online abuse on Facebook and Twitter can’t be solved by regulation alone – Laura Bliss

20 12 2017

File 20171218 27547 tw7t6o.jpg?ixlib=rb 1.1The severity of abuse conducted online during 2017’s general election has brought the issue into sharp focus for politicians, some of whom have urged the prime minister to legislate against Facebook, Twitter and Google to make them liable for content posted on their sites. Read the rest of this entry »