Zuckerberg Asks Government to Help Regulate Hate Speech, Political Ads

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the keynote address at Facebook's F8 Developer Conference on April 18, 2017 at McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California.  (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

In an opinion piece in the Washington Post this weekend, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg detailed four areas where he says Facebook and other social media companies should be regulated, including election security, privacy and data protection. Forum talks with industry watchers about Zuckerberg's recommendations and the feasibility of government curtailing fake news, data breaches and extremism on social networks. Tell us: What did you think of Zuckerberg's op-ed? How, if at all, should government regulate social media?

Related Links:
Mark Zuckerberg’s Call to Regulate Facebook, Explained (New York Times)

Guests:

Mike Isaac, technology reporter, New York Times

Peter Suderman, senior editor, Reason Magazine

Natasha Tusikov, assistant professor, Criminology Program at York University; author of "Chokepoints: Global Private Regulation on the Internet"

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