Facebook Will Now Ban Criticism of “Concepts, Institutions, Ideas, Practices, or Beliefs” When They Risk “Harm, Intimidation, or Discrimination” Against Religious, National, or Other Groups
Facebook is adding the following to its “hate speech policy”:
Do not post:
Content attacking concepts, institutions, ideas, practices, or beliefs associated with protected characteristics, which are likely to contribute to imminent physical harm, intimidation or discrimination against the people associated with that protected characteristic. Facebook looks at a range of signs to determine whether there is a threat of harm in the content. These include but are not limited to: content that could incite imminent violence or intimidation; whether there is a period of heightened tension such as an election or ongoing conflict; and whether there is a recent history of violence against the targeted protected group. In some cases, we may also consider whether the speaker is a public figure or occupies a position of authority.
This provision will appear in a section of the Community Standards devoted to policies that require additional context in o
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