Germany wants Facebook to take initiative in fight against online hate

By Thorsten Severin and Andrea Shalal BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany's interior minister visited Facebook's offices in Berlin on Monday and said it should be more proactive in removing forbidden content from its social network platform. "Facebook should take down racist content or calls for violence from its pages on its own initiative even if it hasn't yet received a complaint," Thomas de Maiziere said. "Facebook has an immensely important economic position and just like every other large enterprise it has a immensely important social responsibility." The German government has been critical of Facebook in the past.

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