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Can social media giants stop an insurrection before it happens?

Original post made on Jan 28, 2021

As tech companies grapple with how to effectively moderate content to prevent violence, Stanford cyberpolicy experts examined how social media platforms have helped cultivate political radicalization and extremism at a recent forum.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, January 28, 2021, 1:44 PM

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Posted by ML Kyle
a resident of Monta Loma
on Jan 28, 2021 at 7:09 pm

ML Kyle is a registered user.

Oh look, my comment was censored because it... opposed censorship by tech giants. Specifically, "deplatforming" was used against the MAGA crowd, but is now already being weaponized against leftists.

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