As long the internet has been around, there have been trolls. Facebook is taking steps to put a stop to that, though, as they recently announced their Online Civil Courage Initiative, or OCCI. Facebook has pledged financial support to NGOs that are trying to counter online extremism, xenophobia, and calls for violence, and they are also allying themselves with governments and academic research initiatives. Click the link below to learn more about the social network’s latest project!
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