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Crackdown on online hate speech pushes extremists to other platforms


Last week the heads of Facebook, Twitter and Google were grilled in a Congressional hearing about their roles in promoting hate speech and conspiracy theories that led to the January 6 insurrection. The tech giants claim to be taking measures to slow the spread of misinformation. But a crackdown on mainstream platforms is pushing extremists onto less monitored forums. Special Correspondent Simon Ostrovsky reports as part of our series, “Exploring Hate,” Antisemitism, Racism and Extremism.”

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