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The pushback against social media over-regulation

Roger McNamee, Laura Rosenberger, Renee DiResta, and John Heilemann on Feb. 27, 2018. Photo: Ina Fried / Axios

Experts at the NewCo Shift Forum in San Francisco are cautioning against over-regulation of social media platforms, arguing that social pressure can be more effective.

Why it matters: The public and government are deeply worried about these services' power, though it's unclear whether—and especially how—lawmakers will try to control them.