Although the stock market has been slowly rising back up over the past couple of weeks, many fear that we haven’t seen the last of its impact on Wall Street. While it’s possible that the situation could continue improving, it’s also not unlikely that we’re due for another crash soon. Another shock may well be coming, as millions of people and businesses fall behind on obligations such as mortgages and corporate loans.
Roberts, a UCLA professor who teaches commercial content moderation and social media, said the executive order could make it harder for platforms to enforce rules against conspiracy theorists who push harassment campaigns against loved ones in tragedies.”To be sure, if anyone has benefited from this discretion on the part of platforms, it has been Trump himself, who routinely breaks the rules of engagement that are enforced on other users on his platform of choice Twitter and does so with impunity,” Roberts said.Andy Parker, who has been the target of conspiracy theories since his daughter, Alison Parker, was murdered on live TV in 2015, said “the president and his allies’ assertions that conservative voices are being quashed is patently untrue.”Parker said the pain he endures because of trolls on social media could be aggravated by the executive order.”The actual harm done by social media is that it allows real people to be hurt,” Parker said. “As long as Google, Facebook and, to a lesser degree, Twitter have immunity from liability, they will continue to disregard their own terms of service. And Trump’s narrow focus doesn’t address the true damage being done.”Parker testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee last year, urging lawmakers to push back on tech giants like YouTube and Facebook, which still host videos of his daughter’s murder and trolls dedicated to tarnishing her memory.”Murder videos, targeted harassment and hate speech that’s what amending Section 230 needs to be about,” Parker said.Download the NBC News app for breaking news and politicsWhile YouTube committed in 2019 to remove “content denying that well documented violent events, like the Holocaust or the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, took place,” Sandy Hook conspiracy groups are still active on Facebook.Marquez Greene said she believes Trump’s executive order “sure does send a message” about how they’ll be protected online.”That this is a focus of this administration at a time where over 100,000 Americans are dead to COVID typifies the cruelty and vapidness of this president,” she said.”What he fails to understand is pain.”Yahoo NewsTwitter flags Trump tweet on Minneapolis protests for violence /react text >For the second time, Twitter flagged a message from President Trump with a warning, saying that his post midnight tweet calling for the military to shoot protesters in Minneapolis was “glorifying violence.