Hate Speech on Facebook Is Pushing Ethiopia Dangerously Close to a Genocide

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this is happening on SEA and India too. FB just amplifies these extremists and they’re doing NOTHING about it because “we have one moderator for the whole region that only speaks one language”. It’s reported on This Week Tonight too.


Social media is clearly destabilizing counties. It’s clearly deteriorating the fabric of many societies around the world. Social media has been infected with a cancer that must be removed.


What’s causing people across states and countries to band together with their radical beliefs? Who is facilitating the ever-increasing spread of misinformation and hatred? How do hate groups find enough public support that they think they can come out, beat, kill and harass then record it and put it on the web knowing there won’t be any consequences? The answer is social media. And the fact that violent hate groups will be born and commit crimes without there being Facebook, Whatsapp or Twitter is no excuse for social media companies to keep funnelling vulnerable people towards them. They have to be held accountable for their role. Drug dealers often aren’t the ones who produce the drugs, but shouldn’t they be held responsible for facilitating drug addiction, if not manslaughter when it leads to death?


I’m gonna go out on a limb and say that Etheopia wouldn’t have been a beacon of stability without Facebook.


That one guy still got his machete in plastic?