Rohingya refugees from Myanmar sue Facebook for US$150 billion for failing to stem hate speech

//Rohingya refugees from Myanmar sue Facebook for US$150 billion for failing to stem hate speech

Rohingya refugees from Myanmar sue Facebook for US$150 billion for failing to stem hate speech

Rohingya refugees sued Facebook on Monday for US$150 billion over claims the social network is failing to stem hate speech on its platform, exacerbating violence against the vulnerable minority.The complaint, lodged in a California court, says the algorithms that power the US-based company promote disinformation and extremist thought that translates to real-world violence.“Facebook is like a robot programmed with a singular mission: to grow,” the court document states.“The undeniable reality is…

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By | 2021-12-07T03:23:10+00:00 December 7th, 2021|Technology|Comments Off on Rohingya refugees from Myanmar sue Facebook for US$150 billion for failing to stem hate speech