As social media platforms grow it is apparent that they will never be able to make decisions that will appease everyone. We should also recognize that calls for government-induced content moderation will make these platforms battlegrounds for a perpetual intensifying conflict over who gets to silence whom.
What is a moral panic? Why are people panicked over fake news? How addictive is social media? What is Section 230 and what implications does it have for social media companies? What is a social media platform?
Challenging the Social Media Moral Panic: Preserving Free Expression under Hypertransparency, written by Milton Mueller
False Assumptions Behind the Current Drive to Regulate Social Media, written by John Samples
What Senator Hawley Gets Wrong about American Identity, written by Aaron Ross Powell
What Made the Internet Possible?, Building Tomorrow Podcast
Free Speech Online: Unfriended, Building Tomorrow Podcast
The Problem with “Fake News”, written by Ryan Khurana
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