Supreme Court Rules That The First Amendment Doesn’t Apply To Private Platforms.
Should private social media platforms be able to able to censor your speech?
In a 5-4 split decision, the Supreme Court affirmed that First Amendment constraints don’t apply to private platforms. This means that private platforms, like social media companies, can censor content without violating free speech.
This decision suggests that social media companies will not be considered state actors, and are therefore not bound by First Amendment anti-censorship protection. You can learn more about the decision here.
Do you think that social media companies should be allowed to censor your posts? Tell your Congressional Rep. how you feel.
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