Irish company to launch tool to combat online homophobia and hate speech

A free tool to combat online homophobia and hate speech will be launched by award-winning innovation studio Connector tomorrow, Monday, 19th June, at 9.30am (Irish Time).

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The #LoveWins tool will help filter homophobic and transphobic content online.

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To coincide with the launch of the tool, Connector will highlight statistics on the level of online bullying and harassment experienced by members of the LGBT+ community.

Commenting in advance of tomorrow’s launch, Ivan Adriel, Connector’s Head of Digital, said: “Connector is a proud supporter of the LGBT community and, this Pride, we wanted to do something to help make the internet a better place for us all. So we created the tool we wished had existed when we were teenagers searching for our identity online.”

Full details of the #LoveWins tool will be available tomorrow from 9.30am.

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