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'I spend three hours a day on Facebook fighting hate'

By BBC News

A huge network of volunteers is fighting hate speech on Facebook using closed groupsRead full story


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  • Dr Gail Barnes
    Dr Gail BarnesPartner at Personify LLC

    Bravo! #IAmHere is an international movement working to find and combat hate speech on the platform. Members spend their spare time scanning Facebook for conversations happening on big pages, often run by mainstream media organisations, which are overwhelmed with racist, misogynistic or homophobic comments.

  • Max Lockie
    Max LockiePlatform Editor at Quartz

    I wonder if GlobalCoin will create a habit of tipping people like this? You could imagine a philanthropist dropping some cash in their group and divvying it up among members.

  • Weiyee IN
    Weiyee INChief Strategy Officer

    This very commendable effort demonstrates the power of the crowd. Constructive and positive in their efforts. The saddest part of this is that with some minimal investment in machine learning and robotic process automation, much of this human curation and work could be augmented and we could see a force multiplier for good. In the meantime a phenomenal effort. Kudos!!

  • Louise Sumrell
    Louise Sumrell

    This is a big part of what I do with my page. I've noticed, and friended, others of a like mind. It never occurred to me to organize...

    I'll be going to Facebook now and search it out! 😍😘😇

  • John Gray
    John GrayFormer Banker Risk Management

    It is a step forward.

    Bigotry should be shown for what it is in schools at every level.

  • Elves  M
    Elves MGold business at Elves Jewellery

    Am in hugout if you want to chat add me up

  • Lindsay Wiggins
    Lindsay Wiggins

    No need for hate I like spreading kindness good will and love that’s wh o I am at my cre

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