‘YouTube magic dust’: How America’s second-largest social platform ducks controversies (Washington Post)

Washington Post: ‘YouTube magic dust’: How America’s second-largest social platform ducks controversies . “In an era when tech giants control the largest global information networks, their decisions about who can speak and what they can say have massive geopolitical implications…. But for a constellation of reasons, YouTube’s content policies have tended to attract less media attention and scrutiny than those of Facebook or Twitter, experts say — even though nearly a quarter of U.S. adults say they get news from YouTube, according to the Pew Research Center. (Facebook serves as a news source for 36 percent of Americans, the highest share of any social platform, while Twitter is third at 15 percent.)”

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