Fake news, disinformation and social media regulation: All you need to know

Social media sites should face a compulsory code of ethics in order to tackle harmful or illegal content online, a Commons committee has said.

The report comes after a parliamentary inquiry into fake news by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee.

Here are some key questions around what it all means.

Our final @CommonsCMS report on disinformation and fake news has now been published and can be found here on the committee website. We make a...
source: Darlington & Stockton Times

2019-02-18 08:11
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