impact of moderation on hate speech (boost with CW)
From @JordiGH in https://mathstodon.xyz/@JordiGH/102077441992534876
There's good evidence that moderation does reduce hate speech. If someone says horrible things about women or about people with disabilities, clear words and actions from moderators that these statements are not welcome do a lot to reduce them overall.
Without these moderator words and actions, the nasties proliferate and even encourage each other.
We have evidence that you don't have to tolerate the bad to keep the good.
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