What Social Media Platforms Should Do About Misinformation and Polarization
TECH · MEDIA
November 11, 202115 min read3077 words

What Social Media Platforms Should Do About Misinformation and PolarizationWhat Social Media Platforms Should Do About Misinformation and Polarization

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Published: November 11, 2021  |  15 min read3077 words
In the United States, the federal government currently does not have much control over what social media companies do concerning the spread of misinformation. The two main laws that apply in this arena—the First Amendment and Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act—fiercely...
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Nov 27
This is an opinion piece that promotes the author's own business solution, but as someone deeply involved in this space, I can say that Vanessa Otero gets this thoughtful, nuanced, and balanced set of ideas across to the reader with great ease. This is a very nice, concise explanation of how "news rating organizations" can play a big role in breaking down echo chambers/polarization and the spread of misinformation on social media- if the social media platforms proactively take on the issue
Nov 27
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