Social Media: Standards

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 13th February 2019.

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Photo of Luciana Berger Luciana Berger Labour/Co-operative, Liverpool, Wavertree

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, on what date he plans to take steps to introduce legal responsibilities for social media companies in relation to harmful content in the event that those companies do not take voluntary action.

Photo of Margot James Margot James The Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

A joint DCMS-Home Office White Paper will be published shortly, setting out a range of legislative and non-legislative measures to tackle online harms, including clear responsibilities for tech companies to keep their users safe online.

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