Social media giants should be treated like newspapers and forced to take action against online abuse, senior Tory MP claims

TWITTER and Facebook should be treated like newspapers so they are forced to take action against anonymous trolls, a senior Tory MP said.

Simon Hart, who has led the campaign to stamp out intimidation of election candidates, warned that social media giants were able to escape punishment by acting as hosts rather than publishers.

Tory MP claims social media giants must take more responsibility for what is being published online
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He told The Sun: “Social media platforms are…

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