Opinion: Social media sites have little incentive to curb lies. We desperately need legislation. (San Diego Union-Tribune)

San Diego Union-Tribune: Opinion: Social media sites have little incentive to curb lies. We desperately need legislation.. “Large audiences attract advertisers as well as politicians. In 2019, advertising was the main source of Google’s more than $160 billion in revenue. There aren’t many better ways to increase media revenue than to publicize claims like ‘the election was rigged.’ But the problem isn’t that posters lie, it’s how easy Twitter and others make it to distribute their lies to hundreds of millions of people and make a lot of money doing it.”

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