Over the past few months, major social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter have been under increasing pressure to monitor and remove hateful, potentially dangerous content from their platforms. Many have taken this criticism into account; Facebook recently announced that it would treat all white supremacy messages with the same vigilance as terrorism content, while Twitter amended its hate speech policies to include anything that dehumanises a group of people, with specific attention to anti-religious hatred.

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Recently there has been more talk about ‘geoblocking’ on social media platforms, and the implications of it. But what exactly is it? And how effective is it in practice? 

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MDI 5 tips correct

This guide was produced by MDI in partnership with CEIJ, Center for Independent Journalism, ICFJ, licra, and Symbiosis. It provides tips on how you should react to/counter hate speech on Twitter.

If you want to read the guide, please feel free to download it in your preferred language at the bottom of this page. The guide is available in English, French, Greek, Hungarian, and Serbian.

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