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Tackling Hate Speech On Facebook Needs Localized Lens

Dr. Aim Sinpeng, Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney

26-Jul-21 09:30

Tackling Hate Speech On Facebook Needs Localized Lens

How does Facebook deal with hate speech in the Asia-Pacific, given the region’s myriad cultures and languages? A recent study by researchers at the University of Sydney examines the regulation of hate speech on Facebook by looking at the experience of LGBTQ+ groups across 5 countries - Australia, India, Indonesia, Myanmar and the Philippines. We discuss the findings with lead author Dr. Aim Sinpeng. Read the full report here.

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Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar


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