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The Weekly Takedown: 20 June 2018

Jun 20 2018

YouTube’s arbitrary enforcement of its moderation policies drew criticism from gambling vloggers, cannabis channels, and more in this week’s Weekly Takedown.


11 May 2018: The Weekly Takedown

May 11 2018

Users deserve transparency and accountability, which is why we’ve released the Santa Clara Principles and more news in this week’s Takedown.


17 August 2017: The Weekly Takedown

Aug 17 2017

As white supremacists take to the streets, social media companies have begun to deny them a platform online.


19 July 2017: The Weekly Takedown

Jul 19 2017

Winnie the Pooh, terrorist content, and sacred cows are among the content censored this week by social media platforms...


28 June 2017: The Weekly Takedown

Jun 28 2017

In this week’s Takedown, major platforms form an anti-terrorism agreement, while Twitter gets heavy-handed on copyright infringement.


21 June 2017: The Weekly Takedown

Jun 21 2017

In this week's Takedown: YouTube apologizes for censoring queer content, while Facebook mistakes anti-terror for terror.


31 March 2017: The Weekly Takedown

Mar 31 2017

A look at Twitter's latest transparency report and YouTube's new "restricted" mode...and more in this week's Takedown.


24 March 2017: The Weekly Takedown

Mar 24 2017

This week, we take a look at YouTube's latest restrictions and Twitter's takedown of more than half a million accounts.


The Weekly Takedown: 7 December 2016

Dec 6 2016

Silicon Valley companies join forces against terrorism, one Chinese's company's quest to take censorship abroad, and more.


26 October 2016: The Weekly Takedown

Oct 26 2016

Will Facebook's new enforcement guidelines result in more freedom of expression on the platform?


28 September 2016: The Weekly Takedown

Sep 28 2016

YouTube gamifies content moderation, Twitter refuses a takedown request, and more in this week's takedown.


27 July 2016: The Weekly Takedown

Jul 27 2016

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