Challenges social media faces in 2022 after battling misinformation last year

Social media companies face scrutiny from regulators, lawmakers and users over everything from misinformation to teen mental health to election security.
Social media companies face scrutiny from regulators, lawmakers and users over everything from misinformation to teen mental health to election security. AP
Social media companies face scrutiny from regulators, lawmakers and users over everything from misinformation to teen mental health to election security.
Social media companies face scrutiny from regulators, lawmakers and users over everything from misinformation to teen mental health to election security. AP

Challenges social media faces in 2022 after battling misinformation last year

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A year after the January 6 attack on the U.S. capitol, Reset talks with NPR’s Shannon Bond and University of Notre Dame professor Tim Weninger about the role social media plays when it comes to the spread of misinformation.

GUESTS: Shannon Bond, NPR technology correspondent

Tim Weninger, associate professor of engineering at the University of Notre Dame