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NEW YORK (Reuters) - The LA Galaxy has parted company with Serbian midfielder Aleksandar Katai after his wife published "a series of racist and violent social media posts," the Major League Soccer (MLS) team said on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - George Floyd's death has triggered a groundswell of outrage and activism by religious leaders and faith-based groups across the United States, reminiscent of what occurred during the civil rights movement in the 1960s.
Uncertainty is stressful but there’s solace in a world joining together to stand up to protest the unjust death of one man.
Several US civil rights groups have called upon some of the world's largest companies to pause advertising on Facebook Inc, saying the social network is not doing enough to stop hate speech on its platform.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/Asia News Network): Popular singer-actress Sharon Cuneta plans to sue the man who threatened to rape her 19-year-old daughter Frankie Pangilinan, who called out men who wrongfully blame rape victims for wearing “inappropriate” clothes.
For years, social media platforms have fueled political polarisation and hosted an explosion of hate speech. Now, with four months until the US presidential election and the country’s divisions reaching a boiling point, these companies are upping their game against bigotry and threats of violence.
For years, Facebook Inc brushed off complaints from civil rights groups that it didn’t do enough to combat racism, discrimination and voter suppression flourishing on its site. Now, pressure from a boycott by major advertisers is forcing the social media giant to address their concerns.
Amid rising turmoil in social media, recently formed social network Parler is gaining with prominent political conservatives who claim their voices are being silenced by Silicon Valley giants.
The Week That Was: Internet connectivity and fake news make local headlines while Facebook faces #StopHateforProfit reckoning
The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission says the increase in compounds issued to telcos proves its commitment in improving service.