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SBP editorial: Social media firms are facing a new reality

27th January, 2019

Events last week, where some motorists shared gruesome images from a crash site on Dublin’s M50 to their social media channels, raises the issue once again of how social media is regulated, in Ireland and throughout the world.

Social media firms have produced a series of good outcomes for society: allowing friends and family to pull together, tearing down government-controlled censorship, and innovating in the area of news and information distribution.

But the...

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