California and New York recently passed laws that seek to change how social media platforms and social media networks design and report their content moderation practices. The New York law will require a hateful conduct policy and reporting mechanism starting in December 2022. The California laws will impose content policy and transparency requirements starting in 2023 and 2024.

Service providers that may be subject to these new state laws may refer to an overview of their requirements and some practical steps to consider in this Update.

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