Twitter Drops Reckless Fake Hate Group Southern Poverty Law Center
Christian News Wire Reports
Twitter has finally distanced itself from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) after the implosion regarding the ongoing sexual harassment, racial discrimination and donor deception inside the organization. The SPLC hypocritically labels Christian, pro-family, and conservative nonviolent groups, such as Liberty Counsel, as "hate groups."
According to The Daily Caller, an anonymous source from Twitter confirmed that "The SPLC is not a member of Twitter's Trust and Safety Council as a 'safety partner' working to combat 'hateful conduct and harassment' and providing 'input on our safety products, policies, and programs.'"
The four major social media companies in Silicon Valley, Facebook, Amazon, Google and Twitter, worked with or consulted the SPLC as early as June 2018 to help police their platforms for "hate speech" or "hate groups." Twitter appears to be the only one to now completely separate itself from the SPLC.
The SPLC is on a list of "external experts and organizations" that Facebook works with "to inform our hate speech policies," according to a Facebook spokeswoman. Amazon also grants the SPLC broad policing power over the Amazon Smile charitable program. "We remove organizations that the SPLC deems as ineligible," an Amazon spokeswoman told The Daily Caller in 2018. Google was also exposed in 2018 for secretly using the SPLC to assist YouTube in policing content on its platform.