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Facebook, Head, and Hockey: 2 of 6 Poor black people should still sit at the back of the bus." Would this statement meet Facebook's criteria for hate speech? Yes No No. While Facebook's training document lists any call for segregation as an unacceptable attack, subsets of protected groups do not receive the same protection, according to the document. While race is a protected category social class is not, so attacks targeting "poor black people" would not seem to qualify as hate speech under those rules, Ms. Citron said. That 3 of 6 "White men are assholes." Would this statement meet Facebook's criteria for hate speech? Yes No Yes, a Facebook spokeswoman said. This statement targets a subset of two protected categories--“white men" encompasses race and sex -with an attack, in the form of cursing. Facebook's rules take a cue from constitutional doctrine, providing equal protection to all races, genders and orientations, Ms. Citron said. But 5 of 6 Female sports reporters need to be hit in the head with hockey pucks." Would this statement meet Facebook's criteria for hate speech? Yes No No. While gender is a protected category Facebook's training document states that occupation is not. Although this is a eall to violence, it would not seem to violate the company's rules for hate speech, Ms. Citron said. That is because including occupation irn the attack negates the protection granted based on gender A Facebook spokeswoman said it would be flagged under a separate policy regarding direct though the company's threat policy 6 of 6 "I'll never trust a Muslim immigrant... they're all thieves and robbers. Would this statement meet Facebook's criteria for hate speech? Yes No No. While Facebook usually considers dismissive attacks, including those targeting groups based on religious affiliation, as unacceptable, the company's training materials classify immigrants as a "quasi-protected category." That means that they are not protected against some types of attacks, including dismissive attacks. According to Facebook's training document, this quasi- protected category was created in response to theitalianscrub: elierlick: Facebook upholds white supremacy without flinching. (source) The goddamn loophole bullshit these guys are pulling… wow HeyWhat the fuck
Facebook, Head, and Hockey: 2 of 6
 Poor black people should still sit at
 the back of the bus."
 Would this statement meet Facebook's
 criteria for hate speech?
 Yes
 No
 No. While Facebook's training document lists
 any call for segregation as an unacceptable
 attack, subsets of protected groups do not
 receive the same protection, according to the
 document. While race is a protected category
 social class is not, so attacks targeting "poor
 black people" would not seem to qualify as hate
 speech under those rules, Ms. Citron said. That

 3 of 6
 "White men are assholes."
 Would this statement meet Facebook's
 criteria for hate speech?
 Yes
 No
 Yes, a Facebook spokeswoman said. This
 statement targets a subset of two protected
 categories--“white men" encompasses race
 and sex -with an attack, in the form of
 cursing.
 Facebook's rules take a cue from constitutional
 doctrine, providing equal protection to all races,
 genders and orientations, Ms. Citron said. But

 5 of 6
 Female sports reporters need to be
 hit in the head with hockey pucks."
 Would this statement meet Facebook's
 criteria for hate speech?
 Yes
 No
 No. While gender is a protected category
 Facebook's training document states that
 occupation is not. Although this is a eall to
 violence, it would not seem to violate the
 company's rules for hate speech, Ms. Citron
 said. That is because including occupation irn
 the attack negates the protection granted based
 on gender
 A Facebook spokeswoman said it would be
 flagged under a separate policy regarding direct
 though the company's threat policy

 6 of 6
 "I'll never trust a Muslim
 immigrant... they're all thieves and
 robbers.
 Would this statement meet Facebook's
 criteria for hate speech?
 Yes
 No
 No. While Facebook usually considers
 dismissive attacks, including those targeting
 groups based on religious affiliation, as
 unacceptable, the company's training materials
 classify immigrants as a "quasi-protected
 category." That means that they are not
 protected against some types of attacks,
 including dismissive attacks. According to
 Facebook's training document, this quasi-
 protected category was created in response to
theitalianscrub:
elierlick:
Facebook upholds white supremacy without flinching. (source)

The goddamn loophole bullshit these guys are pulling… wow


HeyWhat the fuck

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everydaylouie: ORIGAMI STEVE and CURSING JERRY (mbmbam animation)

Confused, Fire, and Frozen: vrabia i'll see your space australians and raise you: space eastern europeans like space australians, but comically deadpan . 'there was a critical systems failure and now we're dead in space! we need to evacu- "chief engineer antonov thumps control panel with fist 'oh, we're. we're okay .someone has either pickled a vegetable or distilled alcohol in a container that was intended for neither, in zero gravity . there's a little old lady on this crew. nobody knows why. nobody suspects she's the head of an espionage network either "exasperated muttering over comms line during repair eva what's that?' i said this thing has made in usa' written on it and no fucking wonder deliberately heavy accent* exkyooz my language improvised electrical device breaks safety regulations in 72 systems. 'what? it woks somebody is talking about The Revolution. 'andrei please that was 2723 years ago 'my father fought in it' "here's a good one: is it possible to introduce communism in the frozen world of OGLE-2005-BLG-390Lb?" confused alien: i don't know? 'in principle yes, but after the first five year plan they would have to import ice . . the trabant, but now it's a space ship lavvyan THE TRABANT, BUT NOW IT'S A SPACE SHIP zellieh nvaders overrun the ship Eastern European crewwoman: rolls up sleeves, takes rings off* HOLD MY RINGS lavvyan engine ever-so-slightly catches on fire* Eastern European engineer slaps it out with her bare hand, cursing and kicking the engine the entire time* incident doesn't even rate a maintenance log entry Source vrabia 1,956 notes The space bears dont stand a chance
Confused, Fire, and Frozen: vrabia
 i'll see your space australians and raise you: space eastern europeans
 like space australians, but comically deadpan
 . 'there was a critical systems failure and now we're dead in space! we
 need to evacu- "chief engineer antonov thumps control panel with
 fist 'oh, we're. we're okay
 .someone has either pickled a vegetable or distilled alcohol in a container
 that was intended for neither, in zero gravity
 . there's a little old lady on this crew. nobody knows why. nobody suspects
 she's the head of an espionage network either
 "exasperated muttering over comms line during repair eva what's that?' i
 said this thing has made in usa' written on it and no fucking wonder
 deliberately heavy accent* exkyooz my language
 improvised electrical device breaks safety regulations in 72
 systems. 'what? it woks
 somebody is talking about The Revolution. 'andrei please that was 2723
 years ago 'my father fought in it'
 "here's a good one: is it possible to introduce communism in the frozen
 world of OGLE-2005-BLG-390Lb?" confused alien: i don't know? 'in
 principle yes, but after the first five year plan they would have to import
 ice
 .
 .
 the trabant, but now it's a space ship
 lavvyan
 THE TRABANT, BUT NOW IT'S A SPACE SHIP
 zellieh
 nvaders overrun the ship
 Eastern European crewwoman: rolls up sleeves, takes rings off*
 HOLD MY RINGS
 lavvyan
 engine ever-so-slightly catches on fire*
 Eastern European engineer slaps it out with her bare hand, cursing and kicking
 the engine the entire time*
 incident doesn't even rate a maintenance log entry
 Source vrabia
 1,956 notes
The space bears dont stand a chance

The space bears dont stand a chance

Anaconda, Driving, and Family: Trash Simian @GarbageApe Follow Here's an illustration of the Guardian article "Neoliberalism has conned us into fighting climate change as individuals" in two pieces CliowD-ust 100 companies responsible for 71% f global emissions, study says AR NPR ONPR Study lists 4 high-impact ways to cut CO2 emissions -have fewer kids -go carless -avoid air travel -go vegetarian relatively small number of fossil fuel producers and their investors could hold e key to tackling climate change Want To slow Global Warming? Researchers Look To Family Planning beaced to junit 25 companies Photogapth Daiamany/Cetty agebockphoto silencingthedrums: lavvyan: politicalsci: This! This is why I start cursing like a sailor the minute someone brings up aaaallll the things we the people can do to stop climate change. Spoiler: it’s nothing. Oh, sure, you can recycle your trash, but that doesn’t mean much when it all ends up getting burned anyway because our economy doesn’t have anywhere near the capacity to deal with the sheer mass of trash, and no interest in doing so. Like, “sure, our company could switch to environmentally friendly packaging, but that’d mean we’d have to change things and it might cost us a whole cent more per article and that’s just not viable you know, so sorry.” Or, yes, you can absolutely bike to work instead of driving, but your CO2 emissions are nothing against what big companies blow into the atmosphere every second. Nothing. Or, yes, you can absolutely grow bee-friendly plants in your yard, but that won’t save them. By all means, be environmentally conscious! In fact, I strongly encourage you to be! But let’s be real here, our individual footprints on this planet aren’t what’s killing it. Big Industry is. Same with food/water waste!! It annoys me so much when commercials and gov’t campaigns emphasize individual waste when corporations are doing the OVERWHELMING majority of the wasting.
Anaconda, Driving, and Family: Trash Simian
 @GarbageApe
 Follow
 Here's an illustration of the Guardian article
 "Neoliberalism has conned us into fighting
 climate change as individuals" in two pieces
 CliowD-ust 100 companies responsible for 71%
 f global emissions, study says
 AR NPR
 ONPR
 Study lists 4 high-impact ways to cut CO2
 emissions
 -have fewer kids
 -go carless
 -avoid air travel
 -go vegetarian
 relatively small number of fossil fuel producers and their investors could hold
 e key to tackling climate change
 Want To slow Global Warming? Researchers Look To Family Planning
 beaced to junit 25 companies Photogapth Daiamany/Cetty agebockphoto
silencingthedrums:
lavvyan:

politicalsci:


This! This is why I start cursing like a sailor the minute someone brings up aaaallll the things we the people can do to stop climate change. 
Spoiler: it’s nothing. Oh, sure, you can recycle your trash, but that doesn’t mean much when it all ends up getting burned anyway because our economy doesn’t have anywhere near the capacity to deal with the sheer mass of trash, and no interest in doing so. Like, “sure, our company could switch to environmentally friendly packaging, but that’d mean we’d have to change things and it might cost us a whole cent more per article and that’s just not viable you know, so sorry.”
Or, yes, you can absolutely bike to work instead of driving, but your CO2 emissions are nothing against what big companies blow into the atmosphere every second. Nothing. 
Or, yes, you can absolutely grow bee-friendly plants in your yard, but that won’t save them. 
By all means, be environmentally conscious! In fact, I strongly encourage you to be! But let’s be real here, our individual footprints on this planet aren’t what’s killing it. Big Industry is. 


Same with food/water waste!!  It annoys me so much when commercials and gov’t campaigns emphasize individual waste when corporations are doing the OVERWHELMING majority of the wasting.

silencingthedrums: lavvyan: politicalsci: This! This is why I start cursing like a sailor the minute someone brings up aaaallll the thing...