Growing calls for social media companies to address political polarization

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Published on 8 May 2021, 17:20
Facebook's decision to uphold its suspension of former President Trump's account has reignited the debate over free speech and public safety. Now, social media companies are facing growing calls to combat extremism, misinformation and political polarization. Chris Bail, a Duke University professor and author of "Breaking the Social Media Prism: How to Make our Platforms Less Polarizing," joined CBSN to discuss his research on the issue.

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