Do Social Networks Have an Obligation to Remove Hateful Content?
Americans and the World at large have watched and been stunned as more and more groups have rioted and killed over a video that was posted to YouTube.
Every social network and user content community must face the same basic question. At what point is freedom of speech no longer applicable? When a user or group of users decide to push the lines of social norms, at what point should moderators step in? Do you agree or disagree with Google's decision?
By Mike Allton, Content Marketing Practitioner
Mike is a Content Marketing Practitioner, Blogger and Author in St. Louis, and the Chief Marketing Officer at SiteSell. He has been working with websites and the Internet since the early '90's, and is active on all of the major social networks. Mike teaches a holistic approach to content marketing that leverages blog content, social media and SEO to drive traffic, generate leads, and convert those leads into sales.
Mike is the author of, "The Unofficial Book On HootSuite: The #1 Tool for Social Media Management", "The Ultimate Guide to the Perfect LinkedIn Profile.", and "Blog Promotionology, The Art & Science of Blog Promotion."