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Governing Hate: Facebook and Digital Racism

This article is concerned with identifying the ideological and techno-material parameters that inform Facebook’s approach to racism and racist contents.

This article is concerned with identifying the ideological and techno-material parameters that inform Facebook’s approach to racism and racist contents. The analysis aims to contribute to studies of digital racism by showing Facebook’s ideological position on racism and identifying its implications. To understand Facebook’s approach to racism, the article deconstructs its governance structures, locating racism as a sub-category of hate speech.

 

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