In the wake of the March 2019 Christchurch terrorist attack, which was livestreamed in an explicit attempt to foster support for white supremacist beliefs, it is clear that there is a problem with regard to regulating and moderating abhorrent content on social media. Both governments and social media companies could do more.
This research explored how we can best reduce harmful content online, and ensure that the internet becomes a sphere of equal public participation.
Lawful but Awful: What to do about Harmful Online Content?
Everyone agrees that social media platforms got too big, too fast, and accepted too little responsibility.