Transparency laws in Calif. and N.Y. are the 'liberal' counterpart to the 'conservative' speech laws in Texas and Florida.
The merger, delayed by a federal probe, has left Truth Social without expected funding.
The current kerfufle isn't the first time Twitter has had a run-in with the Federal Trade Commission.
Georgetown University professor Randy Barnett said that the ability to post on social media might be a civil right.
Some agreed there is egregious information that should be downranked on search platforms.
One professor said it is the only way to solve the harmful content problem without encroaching on free speech rights.
Observers on a Broadband Breakfast panel offered differing perspectives on the high court's decision.
The decision resulted in an unusual court split. Justice Kagan sided with Justice Alito but refused to sign his dissent.
Parler's Amy Peikoff said she wishes Twitter can follow in her social media company's footsteps.
The debate on what government should -- or shouldn't -- do with respect to liability protections for platforms continues.
Carr said he’s “very glad to hear” of Musk’s Twitter purchase, but still thinks Section 230 reform is necessary.
Will Twitter's new owner change the debate about social media?
Columbia University researcher shared her perspectives at event hosted by The Atlantic that featured former President Barack Obama.
Government is 'worst person' to manage content moderation.
Senator Edward Markey has been a proponent of increasing the age group in child privacy laws for years.
Social media platforms are harming Iran due to their ignorance of Iranian culture and the nation's primary dialects.
Experts discuss how social media is being treated in the Middle East and how to respond.
Will Hurd and Member of Parliament Damien Collins say disinformation on social media platforms a worry in midterm elections.
Five days into the new year and two developments bring Section 230 protections back into focus.
Panelists note shifting definition of offensive content.
Platform representatives did not commit to legislation that would increase online protections for kids.
The Justice Against Malicious Algorithms Act seeks to target large online platforms that push harmful content.
Frances Haugen testifies in front of the Senate studying protecting kids online after revealing herself as Facebook whistleblower.
While some advocate for a tightening of language, other experts believe Section 230 should not be touched.
Letter follows Wall Street Journal story that reports Facebook knew about mental health damage Instagram has on teens.
The Communist government has access to a vast trove from Chinese-made apps.
Latest lawsuit illustrates the increasing fragility of Section 230 legal protections.
Often characterized in the media as the Supreme Court of Facebook, Oversight Board members explained how the board actually functions.
Companies also want to discuss cybersecurity, net neutrality, taxes and privacy.
Legal experts say changing views on Section 230 will make platforms less willing to employ that defense in future cases.
CTA CEO said abolishing intermediary liability protections violates private industry protections against government interference.
Panelists say they've been censored on social media -- and they point to platforms' auto moderation.
Two sets of experts debated the merits of reforming or removing and maintaining Section 230.
Republican representative Bob Latta said Section 230 is not going anywhere anytime soon.
As Florida's governor signs new social media law, Section 230 is on a collision course with reform and the law.
Biden orders FCC and FTC to stand down on Trump-era order targeting social media companies.
Co-author of "The Amazon Jungle" says Section 230 has allowed Big Tech to get away with far too much.
Senator Josh Hawley talks Section 230, antitrust reform, and the Capitol riots.
The Oversight Board has sent the decision back to Facebook management, criticizing it for setting a "standardless" penalty.
April 5, 2021—Despite accepting a petition that avoids the Supreme Court deliberating on whether a president can block social media […]