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Explain two of the reasons he brings up and tell us whether you agree with these points. 

))Please read these three articles regarding regulating social media. When you are finished, answer the three questions below and respond to two other classmates posts before our next class meeting on Wednesday.

Please note that your discussion post will need to amount to about 250 words. You do not need to format your work or make it 100% grammatically correct. These discussions are just places for you to write down your ideas that may be used in your essays. In fact, dont worry if you are struggling with the material. Just give your best answer, and you will receive a full score.  Also, for your comments on your classmates posts, make sure to write more than just I like your post. Please show youve read their ideas and give a full response as to why you respond the way you respond to their posts. Pre-Reading Questions: How much would you say you rely on social media on a daily basis? 

What are some negative consequences of social media usage?  Readings: 33 Weibo users banned from posting messages after insulting and defaming Olympic athlete Wang Luyao () Do Social Media Companies Have The Right To Silence The Masses And Is This Censoring The Government?  Do Social Media Companies Have The Right To Silence The Masses And Is This Censoring The Government? Regulating free speech on social media is dangerous and futile () links:(https://www.globaltimes.cn/page/202107/1229594.shtml) (https://www.brookings.edu/blog/techtank/2018/09/21/regulating-free-speech-on-social-media-is-dangerous-and-futile/) Questions: What do you think about Weibo banning users who insulted a female Olympic athlete? Was this okay or do you think it will lead to unintended consequences?

According to Suciu, social media companies regulating content on their own site isnt exactly a censorship issue because the government isnt trying to silence a news organization or otherwise stifle any First Amendment rights, but it could be argued that this is the first time the government has been essentially silenced by the media. First of all, do you think its still okay that a social media site determine whose posts go up online? Why? Also, do you think a social media site should ever censor a public official, such as Donald Trump?

Even though it may be legal, is it ethical? Yaraghi explains several reasons that regulating social media in order to create more balance on these platforms is dangerous and futile.

Explain two of the reasons he brings up and tell us whether you agree with these points.