What is a Facebook dark post?

A Facebook dark post is one that doesn’t appear on the newsfeed on a brand's owned page. Instead it is only seen by a target demographic. They’re called ‘dark’ because they are ‘unpublished’ on your timeline. NB: not to be confused with the dark web in any way.

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G7: Making the internet hostile to terrorism

Terrorist-related content online has become a major issue, on a global scale. At today’s G7 meeting in Italy it was agreed that internet companies will continue to take a proactive role and ensure decisive action in making their platforms more hostile to terrorism. They will also support civil society partners to develop alternative narratives online.

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How do we keep community spirit alive online?

Hate speech has become one of the darkest aspects of our social media lives. Even the most innocuous-seeming posts can quickly descend into foul-mouthed, offensive, hate-fueled threads. Why this is the case is the subject of much research, but no matter what the cause, the result is that the extent of hate speech posted online is starting to have real-world consequences.

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