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Social platforms and forums like Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit are facing new questions over how they police their platforms. From conversations about banning Nazis to scrutiny over moderation at YouTube, we’re in a renewed moment of interest in how these sites are adapting to disinformation and flat-out rule-breaking.
Outline contributing writer Jon Christian called into the show to chat with me about how Reddit dragged its feet on banning a subreddit known for explicit, grotesque content — and how it took a semi-unrelated uprising over Russian propaganda to make it happen.
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