LGL Representative Participated in a Meeting at European Commission Headquarters

On 26th September, 2018 Eglė Kuktoraitė, Communications Coordinator of the National LGBT rights organization LGL, participated in a meeting at the European Commission Headquarters in Brussels (Belgium), attended by the representatives of the European Commission, social networks and NGOs.

During the meeting the representatives of Google+, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and Youtube discussed the upcoming new cycle of monitoring hate speech comments on social media. LGL, together with other European NGOs, will monitor the social media platforms as trusted flaggers in the near future.

It is believed that further cooperation between social networks, governments and NGO experts will be integral to challenging online hate speech.