Calls to regulate social media grow after murder of French teacher

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 4:19pm

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The gruesome murder of a history teacher in France has sparked intense criticism of social media companies over the role they played in motivating the killer and inciting the murder. French politicians and advocates are now pushing for legislation to hold social media companies and users accountable for content posted online. Host Marco Werman speaks with The World’s Lydia Emmanouilidou who’s been following the story from Athens, Greece.