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@7WSHGGWRepublican from New Mexico answered…3mos

The governments role should ensure that antitrust laws are not broken and that there is not a monopoly regarding information. I think that the site providing their information should be required to include enough personal information so one can determine if it is biased.

@7WT23P3Peace and Freedomfrom Maine  answered…3mos

Social media companies tend to be profit driven which greatly hinders their ability to run their business without bias. Advert sales are not monitored strictly enough and this results in certain individuals/companies/sovereign states taking advantage of the system in place to push their own political/social agenda with the use of fake statistics and facts to control the mind set of the populous.

@7WSDW3MDemocrat from Florida answered…3mos

The government should ensure that people who intentionally mislead others are flagged and responded to with factual, non-bias evidence from all sides of the actual story.

@9FSZCPBDemocrat from Maryland answered…3mos

No, but social media sites should be held accountable for allowing fake news sources to use their platform to deceive its users.

@juice1367Transhumanist from Utah answered…1mo

No they are private so they shouldn't be able to tell them what to regulate but the government would also abuse that power to say what is fake and what isn't themselves to lie to the people (which they're already doing with FB and a few other platforms)

@9RLQRFLGreen from Ohio answered…1 day

The private social media site should be taking care of this, not the government

@9RJBQ24Republican from Georgia answered…5 days

No, but they should pass laws that prevent social media outlets from having political bias of thier content and what thier users post.

@9RGXHQPVeteran from New York answered…6 days

These companies have way too much power. These companies should let political bias decide what to censor.

@9RCF8WGIndependent from Florida answered…2wks

No, regulating social media should not be regulated by the government or by private companies unless the material posted is a punishable criminal offense (i.e. pedophilia). Social media should be a forum for free speech.

@9FNG5SNVeteran from Idaho answered…3mos

It has to be both ways- government shouldn't regulate social media and social media shouldn't regulate opinions of government leaders.

@9FMYP47Veteran from Florida answered…3mos

Not over fake news, but if dangerous and used for trafficking or other illegal activity.

@9FBVGW4Peace and Freedom from North Carolina answered…3mos

No, but there need to be stricter policies about spreading misinformation that only impact the individuals spreading it - not the whole website.

@9FB8MH9Independent from Washington answered…3mos

Yes, but only labeling fake news as fake or misleading news

@9FB8DBLWomen’s Equality from Alabama answered…3mos

They should not be regulated by the government, but they should be monitored for fake news and misinformation to be removed.

@9F8DCWPWomen’s Equality from Minnesota answered…3mos

@9R67LLKGreen from Idaho answered…3wks

No, the private companies should not be regulated for non-commercial activites such as free expression of ideas. Private citizens should be expected and allowed the opportunity to exercise judgement and critical thinking regardless of their likelihood of doing so.

@9R45XJXWorking Family from West Virginia answered…3wks

Yes and no, only government related topics but have no control of the platform.

@9R3YT95Peace and Freedom from Delaware answered…3wks

@9R3Q3KDTranshumanist from Kentucky answered…3wks

Social media companies should be held libel for what is posted

@9QZNVVFPeace and Freedom from Florida answered…4wks

No, but the government should sponsor media literacy programs for k-12 education & require social media companies to provide disclaimers.

@9QYRK4ZPeace and Freedom from Kansas answered…1mo

Social media sites should be considered news sources and liable for spreading misinformation that hurts the general public without disclaimers and warnings.

@9QY5PVGWorking Family from Kentucky answered…1mo

No, this is the responsibility of the Press to report factual information. Social media sights must work with the press to combat misinformation

@9QWS3JZGreen from Illinois answered…1mo

Sue big tech anti-trust and force them to rebuild their algorithms to promote truth rather than conspiracy and engagement.

@9QFH9BZPeace and Freedom from Texas answered…2mos

Yes, but we need to make sure that the government regulation doesn't go beyond that

@9QBB86KPeace and Freedom from California answered…2mos

I would agree to this but it just seems like a double-edged sword; it's so hard to distinguish bw fact and fiction,regardless of whose in "power".Social Media, including News Networks, at the end of the day are businesses but,its PEOPLE (citizens and elected officials) who use these mediums to spread misinformation as well..

@9Q9BHX9Republican from Wisconsin answered…2mos

No, the government should not determine a hate speech code or a fake news code on social media, and we should tighten the definition of section 230 of the communications act.

@9Q7SGCVWorking Family from Missouri answered…2mos

No. I think the government should run its own news outlet as a platform to provide active updates to the citizens and it should be separate from the public sector.

@9Q638Z7Veteran from Texas answered…3mos

Yes, the gov't should regulate them. Fake news and misinformation should be determined by the individual. Not the company or gov't. The regulation should enforce those social media companies can not censor or manipulate what entities and individuals post. Let the population decide what is valid and real.

@9Q4TSCHPeace and Freedom from Arkansas answered…3mos

Yes, but rather than deleting posts or statements which may be deemed false, a "warning" of sorts should be attached to it where people on these sites can see. This will prevent them from having too much power over what they determine to be real or fake information but it will also allow for users to be well informed on the possible inaccuracy of what they are reading, like a fact-check.

@9Q34M6QSocialistfrom Guam  answered…3mos

Social media companies should be collectivised, and held publicly accountable.

@9PZNGWWIndependent from Washington answered…3mos

No, but they should be regulated by private non-partisan third-party entities.

@9PZ9GG9Women’s Equality from New Jersey answered…3mos

No, social media sites should indicate if there is case for concern, though.

@9MS3PR8Independent from Oklahoma answered…3mos

No. These need better regulation, just not necessarily by the government.

@9MSHXVTGreen from New York answered…3mos

They need to be regulated like public utilities and allow as much speech as possible - only taking down direct threats of violence and doxing.

@9MMZ2BVSocialist from California answered…3mos

The government shouldn't be regulating it but there should be something in place to prevent falsities from being spread.

@subd621Libertarian from Texas answered…3mos

No, but sites should be required to label articles as opinion, verifiable fact, or rumor mill

@9MKQ895Veteran from California answered…3mos

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act must be clarified. I support freedom of speech and deleting posts should not be allowed. Posts unwanted by the platform should only allowed to be hidden visually while giving the option to users to see such posts if they wish.

@9MJL8VVRepublican from Georgia answered…3mos

The government should not be able to regulate it, however the social media companies should be punished for spreading it and as it is so right now, for burying and outright banning information. Also you should not be able to be shadow banned for having an opposing political view.

@9MFNXJ8Democrat from Florida answered…3mos

No, but social media companies should be held liable for what 3rd party contributors post.

@9MCB9D5Green from Kansas answered…3mos

There should be consequences for publishing so called 'fake news' and it should be the social media company's job to point it out to the relevant independent judiciary body.

@9MCJML2Progressive from Hawaii answered…3mos

create a non-partisan fact-checking medium, that holds accountable government and news sources alike for releasing false information

@9M9VWXWWomen’s Equality from Connecticut answered…3mos

@9M8TVC7Veteran from Virginia answered…3mos

No and yes. The government should not determine what is real news or not; however a social media platform should not determine real or fake news either. The government should absolutely for social media companies to strictly be platforms not publishers

@9M7ZVPYTranshumanist from Kansas answered…3mos

Yes but only for things that incite violence or harm to others.

@9M4K7TTSocialist from Indiana answered…3mos

No, unless it's slander, false accusations, and expilictly false information that endangers the public the government cannot interfere

@9M4FPLBWorking Familyfrom Michigan  answered…3mos

The sites themselves should not be regulated, but the types of content permitted on these platforms should be regulated.

@9M3HXFZVeteran from Idaho answered…3mos

No, but if they show any bias, they should lose their public forum status, and become a publisher.

@9LZZMSXDemocrat from Arizona answered…3mos

No, it has to be all factual on both sides. You can’t trust anyone, even the government

@9LXGGD9Veteran from Indiana answered…3mos

No, it’s not the governments job to dictate what they deem “fake”. Who decides this to begin with? Very slippery slope.

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