Ahead of Thursday’s presidential election in Uganda, Facebook has taken down a government-backed network, accusing it of using fake accounts to post information about the election. Coming so soon after some social media platforms took down accounts belonging to Donald Trump, the move has raised questions about the role social media companies play in regulating online communications.
Americans are voting in one of the most acrimonious presidential elections in their country’s history. Who will occupy the White House after all the votes have been counted? Will it be the incumbent Donald Trump or his Democratic challenger Joe Biden?