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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
Sep 21 2016
Facebook's near-blanket ban on nudity remains a hot topic this week, while a new report on the company's censorship of French antiracists gives insight into the...
Sep 21 2016
Among those affected by Facebook censorship are activists in France fighting against racism.
Sep 11 2016
Our Matthew Stender spoke to the Washington Post about Facebook's decision to stop banning the iconic 'Napalm Girl' war photo.
Sep 9 2016
Nick Ut’s Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of nine-year-old Kim Phúc fleeing from a napalm attack during the Vietnam war is one of the most iconic pieces of ph...
San Francisco Chronicle
Aug 30 2016
In the San Francisco Chronicle, Marissa Lang explores whether bans on social media platforms ever amount to censorship.