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The role of social media companies in the 2024 election

Season 2024 Episode 42 | 6m 18s

As 2024 election campaigns pick up steam, Meta announced this week that it would start labeling AI-generated images posted on Facebook, Instagram and Threads. In December, an advocacy group said Meta, YouTube and X have rolled back 17 policies intended to protect against hate speech and misinformation. John Yang speaks with Katie Harbath, former Facebook public policy director, to learn more.

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