Platforms could use content amplification tools in reverse to spike virality instead of free speech per se
A couple of months ago, Spotify chief executive officer Daniel Elk found himself in a spot. No sooner had he signed on Joe Rogan, a wildly popular podcast host (allegedly paying over $100 million), than his employees were up in arms over transphobic comments made on his show. There was no question that the episode in question was offensive to the LGBTQ+ community—but Elk was worried about the free-speech implications of censoring this content despite its offensive nature.
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