attack on the U.S. Capitol?
Depends on who you ask.
Nearly two weeks later, the role of Facebook, Twitter and Google’s YouTube in dousing flames on their platforms is still being hotly debated.
More than a third – 37% – of Americans say they approve of how the companies are cracking down on potentially harmful or dangerous content, with 28% saying they have gone too far and 23% saying they haven’t gone far enough, according to a new survey from The Harris Poll shared exclusively with USA TODAY.
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unprecedented power held by a small number of megacompanies, which are largely unaccountable when it comes to how they moderate content on their platforms.
On the right, these companies are frequently accused of politically motivated bias and censorship. On the left, they’re criticized for doing too little to remove harmful content, particularly content targeting protected groups.
In the Harris poll, some 32% of those surveyed voiced this opinion: “We are entering a period where Big Tech has too much power to censor voices they do not like.”
Google and Apple to remove Parler from their app stores.