Here’s how Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and 8chan handle white supremacist content

Items left at a makeshift memorial outside the Cielo Vista Mall Wal-Mart where a mass shooting killed numerous people in El Paso, Texas, on August 4, 2019.  | MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images In light of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, over the weekend, Recode reviewed how these platforms handle content that promotes violence and spreads hateful ideologies. In less than 24 hours on Saturday and Sunday, two mass shootings in El Paso,…

Read More

From condemning “white terrorism” to condemning video games: Republican responses to El Paso shooting

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) | Stefani Reynolds/Getty Leading Republican political figures have had a varied set of reactions to the mass shooting that killed 20 people in El Paso Saturday. Many Democrats have responded by calling for more gun control, or by criticizing President Trump and others on the right for stoking anti-immigrant bigotry. The El Paso suspect, a young white man, may have posted a virulently anti-immigrant manifesto online just before the shooting. (There…

Read More

The top House Republican is blaming video games for the weekend’s mass shootings

Police keep watch outside Walmart near the scene of a mass shooting which left at least 20 people dead on August 3, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. | Mario Tama/Getty Images “The idea that these video games that dehumanize individuals, to have a game of shooting individuals … I’ve always felt that it’s a problem for future generations and others.” In an interview on Fox and Friends, GOP House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy blamed video…

Read More

Canadian women's water polo team intent on Olympic qualification in Lima

The Canadian women’s water polo team has a job to do at the Pan American Games, and so far, so good. Axelle Crevier and Shae Fournier each had four goals, and goalkeeper Jessica Gaudreault stopped two penalty attempts to lift the team to a 20-5 win over Cuba on Sunday. It’s a big first win for a team that needs a big result in Lima to earn its place at the Tokyo Olympics. Powered by WPeMatico

Read More
1 2 3 5