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Beto O’Rourke’s policy on social media regulation

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Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?

  Public statementsNo, social media companies are private and should not be regulated by the government

Beto O’Rourke’s answer is based on the following data:

Public statements

Answer: No, social media companies are private and should not be regulated by the government

Reference: “I’m not sure if having five more Facebooks — if you broke up Facebook into five component parts, or any of these other large...” ‐twitter.com

100% Voter Support: 1 support and 0 oppose this candidate’s public statement on this issue.

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Beto O’Rourke voters

Answer: No, the government should not determine what is fake or real news

Importance: Somewhat Important

Reference: Analysis of answers from 3,735 voters that have pledged to vote for Beto O’Rourke in the 2020 Presidential election.

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Party’s support base

Democratic Party Voters’ Answer: No, social media companies are private and should not be regulated by the government

Importance: Less Important

Reference: Analysis of answers from 1,953 voters that identify as Democratic.

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