Why does Y!A allow "questions" that promote racial violence?

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  • .
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    It "allows" any question (just about anything can be posted), but since the site is Community Moderated, other users may report posts that are violations. You can click on the Community Guidelines link at the bottom right of any question page (desktop mode) and read what is and isn't acceptable to post here. The unacceptable posts can still be made, but since no one from Yahoo is overseeing the site, it's up to the users to report violations (and it takes several reports to get a post removed). If you are seeing posts that promote racial violence, report them (because if you see them, then not enough users have reported them yet). 

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    As a Level 7 users, it's odd you don't know how the site works (seeing how it typically takes a considerable amount of time to reach that level, which gives a user a lot of time to learn how the site operates). 

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  • 1 month ago

    I'm afraid you're wrong. Yahoo doesn't allow or promote racial violence, as those type of questions are strictly prohibited under the Community Guidelines and Terms of Service. The problem lies with not enough users reporting offensive questions.

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  • Mercy
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    They don't. Not enough people report racism so those questions linger much too long.

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  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    nobody allows it.

    any post that incites violence is to be reported

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  • LAN
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Because this site is automated and any real enforcement of the posting rules has to be done by the members reporting questions like that.  Yahoo has no interest in moderating this site and that will never change.

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  • Diana
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Unfortunately, multiple members have to flag these racist questions before they're removed.  That needs to change.  I suggest that you complain to Verizon about it, because they're the owners of Yahoo.  

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  • 1 month ago

    Yahoo does not protect or promote racial violence,the truth is that they does not read our question or answer except after some of us don't report them.

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  • Daniel
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    They dont Allow it If you see it you have to Report It

    Yahoo Answers is Community Moderated the Staff Members does not Moderate the Boards

    So there not watching whats being Posted

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  • 1 month ago

    Im asking myself that question. But I just don't thin Yahoo answers have any strict rules in asking questions or which pictures you post in your questions. Everyone is free talking and asking about what they want and that's the main goal of Yahoo

    • Diana
      Lv 7
      1 month agoReport

      There are the YA Guidelines and the Verizon Terms of Service.  

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  • Rick
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    because there is NOBODY WATCHING up there, nobody at all ...

    ...........

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