Microsoft makes it easier for users to report racist, sexist, homophobic & other hate speech

Author: Mariella Moon, Engadget (USA), Published on: 30 August 2016

"Microsoft makes it easy to report hate speech", 28 Aug. 2016

If you come across any racial and gay slur and just about anything that sounds like hate speech on Xbox Live, you can directly report the incident to Microsoft. The tech titan has launched a dedicated website where you can report hate speech not just on Live, but also on Docs.com, OneDrive, Outlook, Skype and Sway. This new website is similar to the portal the company built to report terrorist posts, except this one focuses on content "that advocates violence or promotes hatred" based on age, disability, gender, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, and sexual orientation or gender identity. [also refers to Facebook, Twitter, Youtube (part of Alphabet)]

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