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Platforms Taking Harder Line On Content Moderation

  • NBC News, Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:20 AM

The COVID-19 crisis is compelling social platforms to take a harder line on content moderation, NBC News reports. “Facing the prospect that hoaxes or misinformation could worsen a global pandemic, tech platforms are taking control of the information ecosystem like never before,” it writes. “It's a shift that may finally dispose of the idea that Big Tech provides a ‘neutral platform’ where the most-liked idea wins, even if it's a conspiracy theory.”

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