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8chan struggles to stay online after El Paso shooting

Critics say the online forum enables the spread of hate speech.
People light candles during a vigil after the shooting at the Cielo Vista Mall Walmart in El Paso, Texas, on Aug. 4.
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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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