Facebook will now tighten the rules against the sharing of hate speech and prohibit support for white nationalism on its platforms.
the Ban comes into effect from next week and also applies to Instagram, which is owned by Facebook.
Tightening comes after several controversies on the sharing of højrenationalistisk material, among other things, in connection with the attacks on two mosques in the new zealand city of Christchurch.
Here are selected of the offender, which killed 50 people and wounded just as many during the islamic, to stream its attack via Facebook.
The social media giant reaped the subsequent massive criticism for the lack of control with the content that is being shared.
- It is obvious that these concepts are strongly linked to the organised hadgrupper, and it does not belong on our services, says Facebook's management team, in a statement.
- in the Future, the profiles have the freedom and opportunity to express pride in his ethnic heritage, but we will not tolerate praise or support for white nationalism and separatism.
If you are from the next week, searching for words and phrases linked to white nationalism, will be referred to, among other things, the ngo "Life After Hate" (Life after hate, red.), that helps former members of the hadgrupper to move forward, says Facebook.
But at the same time, underlines the company that the new measures do not solve all the problems.
- There will always be people who will try to spread hatred on our platforms. Our challenge is to be proactive and to continually improve our technology, develop our guidelines and to cooperate with the experts, so that we can strengthen the efforts, " says Facebook on.
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