States are taking more steps to mandate social media platforms to protect users from material they deem harmful through standards that could affect Twitter when Elon Musk is about to buy the company.
Regulators from Australia to the European Union, India, Canada and the UK have recently introduced or are considering new rules to control online content. These include the upcoming EU requirement for major platforms to undertake annual risk assessments and a new obligation in Australia to promptly remove content — whether illegal or not — upon notice. from the country’s eSafety commissioner.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/social-media-regulations-expand-globally-as-elon-musk-plans-twitter-takeover-11652285375?mod=pls_whats_news_us_business_f Social-Media Regulations Expand Globally as Elon Musk Plans Twitter Takeover