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Why social networks keep tripping over their own content moderation policies

October 16, 2019

Via: The Verge

Over the past week or so, it has felt like the entire public conversation around tech has turned a now familiar question: what should stay up, and what should come down?

First, there’s the ongoing debate about whether Facebook should permit politicians to lie in their ads. (A tiny bit more on that below.)

Second, a pro-Trump conference screened a video of footage from the 2014 film Kingsman: The Secret Service edited to depict “the president shooting, stabbing, and attacking the news media and his opponents.”

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