Twitter Censorship: Why Platforms Need More Potentially Offensive Content

Alex breaks down the 4 elements of a core transaction (Create, Connect, Consume, and Compensate) and explains how recent censorship actions taken by social platforms have modified these elements. He goes on to explain that when a digital public forum achieves tech monopoly status they should err on the side of less modification and censorship. And although this may result in more potentially offensive content on platforms, it’s a necessary action to protect producers and deprivatize censorship measures as we enter a new phase of the FCC and FTC actively monitoring the activity of content platforms.

This is an excerpt from episode 92 of Winner Take All. Watch the full episode here:

Originally Aired: 06/05/20

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