Most Americans Support Censoring Hate Speech on Social Media: Poll

Posted on AllSides October 19th, 2022
From The Center

Anew poll shows Republicans and Democrats are mostly united on an issue that has previously garnered strictly partisan support. A poll by YouGov found the majority of Americans—consisting of 80 percent of Democrats and nearly 60 percent of Republicans—believe social media companies have a responsibility to prevent users from posting hate speech.

The issue has often been a topic of debate split down party lines. Some Republicans, such as former President Donald Trump, have lashed out against media companies for restricting opinionated posts and touted apps that claim to protect free speech, such as Trump's Truth Social platform....

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