We have to keep up the pressure on Facebook and social media giants in this crucial moment -- but we can’t just trust them to clean up their act on their own! We also need our governments to step in.
The good news is nothing scares Facebook like government threats of regulation. And next week the British Minister for Digital and Media - Matt Hancock is meeting Facebook! Let’s flood Hancock with messages now calling on him to talk tough and regulate Facebook.
Write or phone-in with a message now. You can use the suggested talking points below -- but the most impactful thing you can say is why you and the people you love care about keeping social media under control.
Minister Hancock is a dad of 3 young kids, and wants the UK to lead the world in making the internet a force for good in this disinformation age. He’s vowed to end the “Wild West” days for tech giants. Send him a message now.
Mr. Collins has been valiantly going after the tech giants demanding to know the extent of meddling in the Brexit vote by fake accounts and bots. He’s furious that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg refused to appear before his committee inquiry on fake news. Send him a message now.