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Davos 2018: Theresa May addresses the World Economic Forum – live

Rolling coverage of the third day of the World Economic Forum

1.23pm GMT

Theresa May is now challenging social media companies to do more to protect users – especially children.

We want Britain to be a “World leader in innovation-friendly regulation” she says (not the catchiest slogan).

Companies simply cannot stand by while their platforms are used to facilitate child abuse, modern slavery, or the spreading of terrorist and extremist content.

1.20pm GMT

Theresa May singles out Uber as an example of the potential,and problems, created by technology.

It’s an innovative company, but it has also got things wrong – with safety issues and concerns about its treatment of workers

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