Reddit bans largest pro-Trump subreddit amid hate speech crackdown Twitch suspends president’s channel, leaving Facebook increasingly alone in its hands-off approach Social media platforms face a reckoning over hate speechFor years, social media platforms have fueled political polarization and hosted an explosion of hate speech. Now, with four months until the U.S. presidential election and the country’s divisions... Social media platforms face a reckoning over hate speech | The Japan TimesIt's not clear if the pressure on these companies, including a growing advertiser boycott, will be enough to produce lasting change. Twitch Suspends Trump’s Channel for ‘Hateful Conduct’The action appeared to be the first outright suspension of one of the president’s social media accounts. Twitch bans Trump accounts for 'hateful conduct'Twitch said that it does not 'make exceptions for political or newsworthy content' Twitch Suspends Trump’s Channel for ‘Hateful Conduct’The action comes as other tech companies increasingly combat hate speech related to President Trump on their platforms. Reddit, YouTube, and Twitch are taking major steps to crack down on hate speech from pro-Trump and far-right groupsThe social media platforms' actions come as major advertisers are leaving Facebook en masse over its inaction to moderate hate speech. Streaming site Twitch suspends Trump’s account for ‘hateful’ commentsAmazon-owned gaming streaming site Twitch said the president's account has been banned temporarily for violating its policy against hateful conduct. Amazon's Twitch just suspended Trump's channel for violating 'hateful conduct' policies and cited his campaign speeches as the reasonPresident Donald Trump's Twitch channel was temporarily suspended on Monday. The company said it was because of his campaign speeches.