Having proclaimed the creation of the Satire Caliphate, the “Datteltäter” collective have taken to YouTube with social critiques and received its share of digital hate. With their talk in the themed track #Hatespeech on Day 2 they again shook their audience and spared no one.
Why do lies work so well? This was the topic of journalist Ingrid Brodnig’s speech on Day 3. In our theme track #Hatespeech, she recommends three steps to fight the dissemination of false information.
Flood the web with love – that is blogger Kübra Gümüşay's appeal to her audience. In her emotional lecture "Organised Love", in the scope of the re:publica TEN #Hatespeech focus, she calls on everyone to celebrate positivity in the comments sections, forums and on Twitter.
Friedemann Karig sees the digitalisation of society as being as crucial a phase as puberty is for any individual human being. In his talk "The Pubescent Society and the Web" in the topic focus #Hatespeech, he spoke about the overload people feel with this shift.
Violence, pornography, agitation – everything is uploaded to the web. But who ensures that it disappears as quickly as possible? That's what Commercial Content Moderators are for. Sarah T. Roberts and Director Moritz Riesewieck report on stories from their work.
Where does the hate on the internet come from? And how should we react to right-wing agitation? A discussion with Frank Richter, Caroline Mohr, Fabian Wichmann and Falk Richter.
"Once you discover the person behind the hate, the war is over." That was the message from Heather Armstrong, single Mum, Mummy blogger and constant target for hate comments.
An important topic that will be featured throughout the entire re:publica TEN is the conversation surrounding #Hatespeech and the question of how members of society interact with each other online. We want to analyse the situation together with our speakers and try and find a way out of this seemingly hopeless state of affairs.
- Politics & Society-Commercial content moderators are unseen, unknown internet gatekeepers, responsible for ridding social media of violent, extreme and shocking material, on behalf of major firms who require their services.