The US government has taken Meta to court and imposed a fine for violating the Fair Housing Act for implementing discriminatory ad targeting system based on their "race, color, religion, and more".
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Canonical has said that it has been replacing contentious terms in its code and documentation to make its project more inclusive. It said this isn't a cure-all but just a first step.
Twitter has been ordered to disclose the details and documentation about the manpower that it utilizes to combat hate speech in France after losing a court case against six plaintiffs in the country.
Facebook's AI mistook black men for "Primates" in a video on the social media's site. The company has apologized for this "unacceptable error" and has acknowledged the tech still needs more work.
Apple has announced a further $30 million of investment through its Racial Equity and Justice Initiative (REJI) to help students and organizations tackle institutional racism in the U.S.
The UK's digital regulator Ofcom has published new findings about hateful content online. The statistics accompany new rules which could see adult websites introduce age-verification checks.
Following racist attacks on UK footballers, Instagram will now impose tougher penalties on people who send abusive messages in DMs and expand how users control their experience on the platform.
Twitter has once again updated its platform policies to prohibit hate speech that dehumanizes people based on race, ethnicity, and national origin. Repeat offenders may get their accounts suspended.
Facebook will finally address racial issues on its platform, including Instagram, by creating new internal teams that will study how its algorithms impact minority users as compared with white users.
The California giant will be increasing its ongoing commitment to social responsibility programs to combat racism and further mitigate the effects of the economic downturn caused by COVID-19.
The #dcblackout hashtag trended on Twitter and falsely claimed that authorities had blocked communications in Washington. Twitter suspended hundreds of accounts tweeting the hashtag.
Hackers from Chuckling Squad took over Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's account on Friday. While they had control of the account, they posted racist comments and said there was a bomb at Twitter HQ.
The social networking site, Gab, has come back online after Epik decided to do business with it. Epik's founder did say, however, that Gab must monitor and "lightly curate" posted content.
Twitter has partnered up with researchers from Leiden University, Oxford University and the University of Amsterdam to better understand political discourse and hostility on the social media platform.
Uber's Chief People Officer has resigned from her post without mentioning any apparent reason. This resignation comes shortly after a probe into racial discrimination charges against her.
Three ex-employees of Tesla have filed a suit against the company alleging they were the target of racism while at the company's Fremont factory. It's the second such case this year for Tesla.
Firewatch's developer recently filed a DMCA complaint against PewDiePie in protest of the YouTuber using a racial slur in an unrelated video. PewDiePie has now cried foul play over the DMCA takedown.
The world's biggest YouTuber, PewDiePie, used a racial slur while live streaming himself playing PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. At least one game maker has launched a DMCA takedown in response.
The developers of South Park: The Fractured But Whole have included a rather unique gameplay element to the title; increasing the difficulty level will darken the skin tone of your character.
An Airbnb host who cancelled a customer's reservation and left racist remarks back in February has been ordered to pay $5,000 in fines and must also enroll in an Asian-American studies course.
Apple has apologized to six black Australian students following allegations of racism, after they were turned out from the company's store based on the possibility that they "might steal something".
A student who made racially offensive comments on Twitter about footballer Fabrice Muamba, who suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed during a televised match earlier this month, has been jailed.
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