Lauren Weinstein: How YouTube’s User Interface Helps Perpetuate Hate Speech

Lauren Weinstein: How YouTube’s User Interface Helps Perpetuate Hate Speech. “Specifically, can user interface design unintentionally help to spread and perpetuate hate speech? The answer may be an extremely disconcerting affirmative. A key reason why I suspect that this is indeed the case, is the large numbers of YouTube users who have told me that they didn’t even realize that they had the ability to report hate speech to YouTube/Google. And when I’ve suggested that they do so, they often reply that they don’t see any obvious way to make such a report.”

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