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WHAT IS ONLINE CENSORSHIP?

Onlinecensorship.org seeks to encourage social media companies to operate with greater transparency and accountability toward their users as they make decisions that regulate speech. We’re collecting reports from users in an effort to shine a light on what content is taken down, why companies make certain decisions about content, and how content takedowns are affecting communities of users around the world.

LATEST NEWS AND ANALYSIS

The morality of social networks: how Facebook censors Trump and female sexuality equally (Spanish only)

Ana María Acosta
Jul 21 2016

Facebook luce así de “limpio” por la siguiente razón: cualquier contenido que no se ajuste a sus términos y condiciones de uso es removido.


27 July 2016: The Weekly Takedown

Jillian C. York
Jul 27 2016

In this week's update, we look at new features at Twitter, Facebook's block of a Wikileaks link, and more.


Onlinecensorship.org Launches in Spanish

Kim Carlson
Jul 21 2016

We're thrilled to announce that as of today, our website is available in Spanish!


13 July 2016: The Weekly Takedown

Jillian C. York
Jul 13 2016

This week's headlines are filled with news about censorship on Facebook. We take a deeper look.


Facebook Removed a Stanford Rapist Meme and Users Are Pissed

Gizmodo
Jun 9 2016

Several Facebook users have taken to the platform to complain that their posts about convicted rapist Brock Turner—whose treatment and sentencing has drawn wide...


European Commission's Hate Speech Deal With Companies Will Chill Speech

EFF
Jun 3 2016

A new agreement between the European Commission and four major U.S. companies—Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Microsoft—went into effect yesterday.


Mark Zuckerberg is ‘dictator’ of Facebook ‘nation’: The Pirate Bay founder

CNBC
May 27 2016

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg is the "dictator" of "the biggest nation in the world", the co-founder of file sharing site The Pirate Bay, told CNBC on Friday, a...


Does social media have a censorship problem?

May 13 2016

Index on Censorship spoke with team members Jillian C. York and Matthew Stender.


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