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Tackling online hate speech in Africa and beyond (APC)

“At that time, radio was still a powerful tool of mass communication and played a significant role in the dissemination of tribally charged hate speech. Today, the internet has taken on a similar role with its exponential potential for digital virality. Digital communications in Africa and beyond have set a new precedent in the capacity for mass dissemination of hate speech that endangers the safety of citizens.”

https://www.apc.org/en/news/tackling-online-hate-speech-africa-and-beyond-we-cant-trust-big-tech-abide-its-own-rules

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