Two-Thirds of US Adults Believe Social Networks Should Remove Offensive Political Content

Only 31% are confident in the platforms' ability to do so, according to Pew Research Center

Survey respondents said the tone and nature of political debate has become more negative. Getty Images

Political discourse in the U.S. has become more and more heated over the past few years, and social networking sites are natural destinations for these types of discussions. But should social platforms be responsible for removing potentially offensive content that results when debates cross the line?

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.
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