Misinformation from social media is rampant and incredibly dangerous. Social media companies are actively promoting violent extremism and making it easy for white supremacist groups to recruit new members.
In March, Congressman Malinowski and Congresswoman Anna Eshoo re-introduced legislation designed to hold large social media platforms accountable for their algorithmic amplification of harmful, radicalizing content that leads to offline violence. Read their release here. They also recently wrote an Op-Ed for the Washington Post where they ask the question: Will Congress decide to protect social media profits or democracy.
Join us on June 2nd to discuss how we can fight misinformation and hate.
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