Rate of Posts’ Removals by Social Media Platforms Across European Union Countries (2019)

Source: European Commission. Fifth Evaluation on the Code of Conduct on Countering Illegal Hate Speech Online (Brussels: European Commission, 2020)
Topic: Hate Speech
Reference year: 2020
Geographical area: European Union
Method: Self-reporting
Link to original document: ec.europa.eu
The chart shows the per cent of reviewed posts which social media platforms removed in each of five monitoring periods, by European Union member state. The results are based on data reported by social media platforms participating in the European Commission's Code of conduct. Removal rates ranged from as high as 100% to as low as 0%. European Union refes to EU28. The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020.