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Facebook hate groups erode confidence in community standards

DAMON LEFF. According to Facebook community standards, safety is Facebook’s top priority. In practice however enforcing community standards on hate speech and credible threats of violence on Facebook falls well below any reasonable benchmark for priority action. Obviously Facebook aught to replace its automated indifference to hate speech with an empathetic and reactive human being in order to give real meaning to the words ‘top priority’.