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How to Handle Social Media This Inauguration Week

Why you should turn off paid media for the inauguration.

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Facebook Puts Hold on Ads for Weapon Accessories, Protective Equipment in U.S.

The social network took more steps to safeguard Inauguration Day Wednesday.

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Twitter Shares Its Plans to Protect and Present Inauguration Day

The social network also reiterated details on the transfer of institutional accounts from the Trump administration to the Biden administration.

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Jack Dorsey on Twitter’s Donald Trump Ban: ‘Was This Correct?’

He lamented its effects on public conversation and the open internet.

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The Great De-Platforming Continues: Snapchat Permanently Bans Donald Trump

It has followed the lead of Twitter, the only other platform to permanently ban the president.

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One-Half of Online Harassment Victims Attributed Their Experiences to Political Differences

Pew Research Center found that people were more likely than in 2017 to report more varied types and more severe forms of abuse.

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‘The Balkanization of the Internet’: Amazon, Google and Twitter on Privacy Laws

At CES 2021, executives discussed the future of online consumer protection.

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YouTube Becomes Latest Platform to Temporarily Ban Trump

The president cannot currently post on Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter or Twitch.

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Why the First Amendment Is Important in Understanding Trump’s Social Media Bans

Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Google and Apple are private companies owned by private citizens.

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Twitter Permanently Suspends Over 70,000 Accounts Primarily Dedicated to QAnon Content

Tweets labeled for violations of the social network’s civic integrity policy can no longer be liked, replied to or retweeted.

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Facebook Details Its Preparations for Inauguration Day

Content containing the phrase “stop the steal” will be removed from the social network and Instagram.

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Here Are All the Brands Severing Ties With Trump and His Allies

The list ranges from major U.S. banks to PGA of America and Hallmark.

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Don’t Weep for Parler as Amazon, Apple and Google Pull the Plug

The conservative app refused calls for moderation—and paid the price.

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Social Media Platform Parler Removed from Apple and Google’s App Stores

Parler, the social media platform that's become popular among conservatives in recent months, has been removed from both major mobile application marketplaces for failing to adequately moderate content on its [...]

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Twitter Permanently Bans Donald Trump

"In the context of horrific events this week, we made it clear on Wednesday that additional violations of the Twitter Rules would potentially result in this very course of action," [...]