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Facebook and Twitter Promote Propaganda and Disinformation. We Can Do Better.
On January 6th, terrorists occupied our nation’s Capitol (https://apps.bostonglobe.com/nation/graphics/2021/01/us-capitol-riots-timeline/) . Five people died, and elected officials and workers at the Capitol were in placed grave danger. While in office, Trump has routinely incited violence using social media. Only when Biden’s victory was certified by Congress did Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit take action (https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/8/22218753/twitter-bans-trump-permanently-realdonaldtrump) to stop Trump from using their platforms.
Too little, too late. (https://twitter.com/ubiquity75/status/1347687413498277889)
In light of these events, our mission feels more relevant than ever. The major ad-supported social platforms continue to play a critical role in the spread of propaganda and disinformation. The result is harm on an often massive scale.
Read more… (https://byline.dashkite.com/post/dashkite/w_ljVZkIbMtrtkekpwUnBg/facebook-and-twitter-promote-propaganda-and-disinformation)
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