“Why haven’t you removed THAT!?” Understanding reporting and removals

One of the most frequent questions that we get at HONR from volunteers and people reporting some of the offensive and hateful content that they find is, “Why haven’t you removed THAT!?” What exactly does HONR do to remove content? The HONR Network is a non-profit organization focused on the reporting and removal of illegal […]

Offensive vs Illegal Content: Why is some online abuse protected?

One of the most frustrating aspects of reporting content is understanding and acknowledging the difference between content that is offensive (sometimes grossly offensive), but protected and content that is actually illegal or a violation of a social media platform’s terms of service. This line can be especially blurry if the content in question is about […]