UK lawmakers outs a pressure on social media giants over Russian influence

British lawmakers grilled US based social media giants over the presence of “fake news” and Russian influence on their platforms in Washington, D.C. The British parliament members asked Twitter, Facebook and YouTube representatives pointed questions during a special U.S. hearing over how hoax content disseminated from their websites may have swayed the 2016 British "Brexit" referendum on leaving the European Union.  

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this is really about governments trying to pass the buck and I don't see how can they implement it. 

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Technology has moved faster than our laws can keep up. At this point we're still just trying to look at and figure out the problem, analyze it and come up with solutions that fit within our own principles.

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