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Can social media platforms tackle online violence without structural change?

Posted Tue 17 Aug 2021 - 14:53 | 1,302 views

We welcome the commitments made by Facebook, Google, TikTok and Twitter to tackle online abuse on their platforms. However, without ensuring that the systems they create do not reproduce and amplify existing inequalities, built-in safety tools will only mitigate harms on the surface.