DOES ONLINE HATE END WITH THE END OF PARLER?
“The lie outlasts the liar,” writes the historian Timothy Snyder. Donald Trump’s deployment of social media to erase any “distinction between what feels true and what actually is true” will go down in history as his most dangerous legacy. The complicity of social media companies that enabled Donald Trump’s social media accounts is equally dangerous. Only after …
The pandemic of stigma, hatred, lies and conspiracies
The COVID-19 crisis isolated the world in an unprecedented manner. It has, unfortunately, also caused waves of isolation of individuals and groups whose rights were affected by the dark phenomena such as discrimination, stigmatization and hate speech. Phenomena that have always been harmful and were even more difficult to control during the pandemic.