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EU report finds social media progress on taking down hate speech

Tuesday 23 June 2020 | 14:52 CET | News
Social media are making progress taking down illegal hate speech posted online, according to the latest evaluation by the European Commission. Its fifth monitoring report on the Code of Conduct agreed with web platforms in 2016 found the companies respond to 90 percent of flagged content within 24 hours and remove 71 percent of the content deemed to be illegal hate speech. Further progress is needed on explaining the take-down policies to users, the Commission said. 

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