As Social Media Giants Plan For Disinformation, Critics Say It’s Not Enough

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As Social Media Giants Plan For Disinformation, Critics Say It’s Not Enough

Facebook and Twitter have plans for an election season rife with disinformation on their platforms.

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg explains what lessons the company learned from 2016 and what they’re doing differently this time. She spoke to NPR’s Audie Cornish about that, and about the burden of work falling on women during the pandemic. Hear more of their conversation here.

Critics say the social media giants are too large to realistically enforce their own policies.

NPR’s Life Kit has a guide to voting by mail or in-person this election season.

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