Social media warned to crack down on hate speech - BBC News

Social media warned to crack down on hate speech – BBC News

The EU is urging social networks to be more proactive in both preventing and swiftly removing hate speech.It has produced a list of guidelines that include the increased use of automation to stop removed content being reposted, and removing flagged content more quickly.Tech firms will be monitored by the EU in the coming months, the commission said.One MEP said automation should not determine the suitability of content.The commission, which said it might also consider further regulation, also urges social platforms to work more closely with authorities and to invest more in automated tools for flagging content which incites hatred, violence and terrorism.

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