Social Media and the Problem with Hateful Content

The Agenda with Steve Paikin
April 3, 2019

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In light of the live-streamed mosque attacks in New Zealand, CIGI's Stephanie MacLellan was on TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin to discuss the role of social media companies in regulating the content on their platforms:

"When something happens like the Christchurch massacre, where it becomes a huge international outrage, [social media companies] have a lot more incentive," said MacLellan. "It lights a fire under them to take action on something that they've been waffling on before."

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