Financial Services Companies Join Social Platforms in Moderating Content

Decisions around online speech are often inconsistent and nebulous

More companies are leaning into moderating content as social media platforms took a stand against former President Donald Trump. Illustration: ChefBoyRG, Getty Images

Following the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, former President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives. But he was also impeached by corporate America.

This story first appeared in the Feb. 15, 2021, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.
@ScottNover Scott Nover is a platforms reporter at Adweek, covering social media companies and their influence.