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What if social media treated extremist content like junk mail?

Mar 21, 2019
A former Facebook policy worker says platforms have a lot to lose if they don't crack down on misinformation.
An email server shows alerts for spam, or unwanted emails, on a computer screen.
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How internet 'echo chambers' lead to faster radicalization

Mar 20, 2019
"Large media corporations have a duty to take on this challenge," one expert says.
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The man accused of killing at least 50 Muslim worshippers in Christchurch, New Zealand, last week seems to be, in many ways, the ultimate example of online radicalization.
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