Forbes: Should YouTube, Twitter Be More Responsible For Dangerous Content? Supreme Court Considers Tech Critics

February 20, 2023

The White House argued Section 230 does not protect YouTube from lawsuits against harmful recommendations its algorithm makes, given that its recommendations are created by the company and not content from third parties.

Supporters of the plaintiffs have also suggested a ruling against Google could help social media platforms clean up algorithms that have resulted in harmful recommendations for minors, with the Electronic Privacy Information Center arguing social media companies take advantage of Section 230’s broad nature and “use Section 230 as a shield instead of making their products safer.”

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