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Twitter Algorithm to Fight White Supremacy Could Flag GOP Politicians: Report - 2019-04-25

F88.png Twitter Algorithm to Fight White Supremacy Could Flag GOP Politicians: Report April 25, 2019, Grace Panetta, Business Insider

A possible algorithm that could allow Twitter to more effectively crack down on neo-Nazi and white-supremacist content could report and suspend accounts of Republican politicians, Motherboard, Vice's tech-news site, reported.

Twitter has come under intense scrutiny in recent months by critics who say the platform doesn't do enough to crack down on harmful white-supremacist rhetoric.

While Twitter used an algorithm to flag ISIS-linked content and all but eliminated ISIS propaganda, a similar algorithm for white nationalism could sweep up content tweeted by conservative figures.

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{{cite news | first = Grace | last = Panetta | title = Twitter Algorithm to Fight White Supremacy Could Flag GOP Politicians: Report | url = https://www.businessinsider.com/twitter-algorithm-crackdown-white-supremacy-gop-politicians-report-2019-4 | work = Business Insider | date = April 25, 2019 | accessdate = December 10, 2022 }}