Often, haters try to pose as the voice of the people, but they are actually an extremely small fraction of netizens. An analysis of hundreds of discussions on social media has furnished the proof.
The US technology giant has shut down more than 360 pages and accounts, with some tied to an infamous troll farm. Under immense pressure, Facebook has started to target online influence operations and hate speech.
Zimbabwe's government has been ordered to restore access to online programs like Facebook, Whatsapp, and Twitter. The government had blocked internet access as part of a widespread crackdown on dissent.
The Bolsonaro family use social media to present their life as a reality soap opera. Their carefully crafted, highly-watched presidential telenovela is setting the narrative and circumventing traditional media.
Hate speech, abuse, belittlement: DW contributor Courtney Tenz looks at how #ToxicTwitter is shifting our culture of debate — and wonders why, if we can't say something nice, we are saying anything at all.
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