Web of hate: how social media platforms are fanning the flames of religious violence in India

For years Facebook and other social media networks have been accused of failing to clamp down on online hate speech and disinformation in India, much of which is targeted against the Muslim population. 

In this short documentary from the Citizens and Real Facebook Oversight Board, journalist Manasa Narayanan travels to Jahangirpuri to talk with the community and to examine how social media platforms have been used to fan the flames of Hindu nationalism and anti-Muslim sentiment with dangerous consequences.

Read more about the work of the Real Facebook Oversight Board here