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You’re more likely to believe fake news shared by someone you barely know than by your best friend
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The Verge / Lauren Feiner / Feb 25, 2024
“The laws’ opponents warn that a ruling for the states could force social media companies to carry ‘lawful but awful’ speech like Nazi rhetoric or medical misinformation, which would likely repel a wide swath of users. Rather than offend users, critics argue, platforms may choose to block whole categories of discussion — around topics like race — to avoid legal blowback.”
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