28 September 2016: The Weekly Takedown
by Jillian C. York | Sep 28 2016 |
USER NOT FOUND: Twitter received an order from the Turkish government to block the account of writer Mahir Zeynalov, but refused the request.
SPEECH!: Facebook has come under fire for taking down the accounts of two well-known Palestinian journalists. The company apologized and called the takedowns "a mistake."
CENSORED: YouTube has announced a new program called "YouTube Heroes" that gamifies content moderation.
LONG READ: What is Facebook's relationship to marijuana? It's complicated, writes Debra Borchardt for Forbes.
Feb 23 2016
In this week's roundup: A satirical magazine, marijuana dispensaries, and a Tunisian photographer all face Facebook censorship.