21 July: The Weekly Takedown
by Jillian C. York | Jul 21 2016 |
- Facebook has been accused by several publications of censoring Kashmiri news analysts and bloggers.
- Twitter has banned Milo Yiannopolous, a writer for alt-right site Breitbart, after he harassed actress Leslie Jones with a series of racist and sexist tweets.
- After Facebook banned gun sales on its platform, BoingBoing writes that the company has done little to implement the ban.
- Google recently deleted the 14-year-old blog of writer and artist Dennis Cooper from its Blogger platform without notice. Cooper’s blog, which deals with sexual and violent themes, had a content warning.
Mar 3 2016
In this week's roundup: Facebook erases culture in Indonesia, and meetings between the US Justice Department and social media companies make headlines.