Buffalo shooting shows value of online moderation

With Elon Musk asserting his ideas of turning Twitter into a free speech haven, the Buffalo shooting demonstrates the importance of moderating content on the social media. In the wake of the shooting, the social media companies worked hard to remove posts that were legal but in violation of their policies.They included posts of the shooting and the shooter’s racist diatribe. (The Washington Post, May 18, 2022, by Will Oremus)

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