Twitter expands hate speech rules to include race, ethnicity

Twitter has expanded its policy barring hateful speech to include “language that dehumanizes people on the basis of race, ethnicity and national origin”.

In a statement, it added that it “will also continue to surface potentially violative content through proactive detection and automation”.

Last year, Twitter banned speech that dehumanises others based on religion or caste and updated the rule in March this year to add age, disability and disease to the list of protected categories.

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