Submission: Consultation Paper regarding Social Media Councils
Date: 6 December 2019
Submission overview: Power Singh Inc., on behalf of Media Monitoring Africa, prepared a submission to ARTICLE19 on the establishment of a Social Media Council. The proposal by ARTICLE 19 is to establish a global, voluntary entity that will provide advisory support to the major social media platforms to assist with determining complaints in a rights-based manner. The submission focused on the current international law position, and argued that international law standards should be applied by social media platforms when making content moderation and other relevant determinations.