Trend in removal rates on facebook based on the moving averages of percentage of removed cases
Topic: Hate Speech
Source: The State of Cyber Hate, by INACH
Sub type: Removal of hate speech
Geographical: European Union
This graph shows the percent of reported content which was removed by Facebook based on data collected by INACH, the International Network Against Cyberhate. INACH's 2018 report, "The State of Cyber Hate," found that Facebook's removal rate varied widely from month to month in 2017, reaching a maximum of roughly 80% in August and a minimum of roughly 40% in June. Overall, Facebook's removal rate trended slightly upward in 2017.