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Social Media Firms Will Unveil Anti-Hate Actions at White House

  • Companies have been pressed to safeguard their platforms
  • Biden will announce initiatives in wake of hate-fueled crimes

Technology giants including Microsoft Corp., Instagram and Facebook parent Meta Corp., Alphabet Inc.’s YouTube, and Amazon.com Inc.’s Twitch will announce new actions to combat hate crimes and racially-motivated violence at a summit hosted by President Joe Biden at the White House.

The companies’ new efforts will be unveiled alongside a package of federal initiatives designed to address hate-fueled violence in the wake of a wave of high-profile violent episodes singling out racial and ethnic minorities.