This Group Says Social Media ‘Has Become the Klan Den of the 21st Century’

Integrity First for America is doing something about it

"Extremists are no longer meeting in the forest wearing white hoods; they’re meeting in chats and other online forums." Illustration: Dianna McDougall for Adweek

In the past two months, longstanding debates about the role of social media companies in policing hate speech have come to a head. Twitter and Reddit have cracked down on hate speech and content that incites violence, while Facebook is facing an all-out advertiser boycott organized by civil rights groups critical of its lack of action on hate speech and harmful misinformation.

@ScottNover Scott Nover is a platforms reporter at Adweek, covering social media companies and their influence.