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Supreme Court Poised to Reconsider Key Tenets of Online Speech

Partisanship has made the logjam worse. Republicans, some of whom have accused Facebook, Twitter and other sites of censoring them, have pressured the platforms to leave more content up. In […]




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Auburn Banned TikTok, and Students Can’t Stop Talking About It

One former sorority sister at Auburn, for example, “did a new TikTok dance every day promoting Auburn Zeta Tau Alpha so people would see how much fun she was having […]




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As Covid-19 Continues to Spread, So Does Misinformation About It

Nearly three years into the pandemic, Covid-19 remains stubbornly persistent. So, too, does misinformation about the virus.As Covid cases, hospitalizations and deaths rise in parts of the country, myths and […]




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Musk Lifted Bans for Thousands on Twitter. Here’s What They’re Tweeting.

Since Elon Musk bought Twitter in October, the self-proclaimed “free speech absolutist” has ad-libbed his way through the company’s moderation policies.He initially argued that bans should be reserved for spam […]




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In the U.S., His Site Has Been Linked to Massacres. In Japan, He’s a Star.

In 2004, 2chan went mainstream with the publication of “Train Man,” a collection of posts from the board that purportedly showed how users had helped a hapless nerd woo the […]







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Elon Musk Flexes His Media Muscle by Suspending Reporters on Twitter

Elon Musk’s decision to abruptly suspend several journalists from Twitter sparked an outcry on Friday from First Amendment advocates, threats of sanctions from European regulators, and questions about the social […]







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Oversight Board Criticizes Meta for Preferential Treatment

Meta was harshly criticized by an internal oversight board on Tuesday for policies that give celebrities, politicians and business partners special treatment compared with the vast majority of Facebook and […]




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Defamation Suit Against Fox Grows More Contentious

Lachlan Murdoch, the chief executive of the Fox Corporation, is expected to be deposed on Monday as part of a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News for amplifying bogus […]