In the absence of any overarching and regularly enforced moderation policy, and by actively avoiding being “arbiters of truth,” these platforms have continued to fester, enabling hate speech and misinformation to run rampant. But the tides are seemingly starting to turn. Recently, social networks have begun dropping the hammer and actively revising their policies on hate speech, fact checking political leaders, and more. In other words, social media platforms are finally stepping up and...

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