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Social media companies distrusted by most Americans on content decisions: Poll | Reuters

By Elizabeth Culliford
June 16, 2020

(Reuters) – Most Americans do not trust social media companies to make the right decisions about what should be allowed on their platforms, but trust the government even less to make those choices, according to a poll released on Tuesday by Gallup and the Knight Foundation.

The debate over online content moderation, already in the spotlight during the COVID-19 pandemic and run-up to the U.S. election, has intensified in recent weeks as Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) and Facebook Inc (FB.O) diverged on how to handle inflammatory posts by President Donald Trump.

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Source: Social media companies distrusted by most Americans on content decisions: Poll | Reuters

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