Rolling coverage of the third day of the World Economic Forum
- Theresa May accused of ignoring businesses and eating fondue
- May and Trump to meet on WEF sidelines
- Piers Morgan to interview Trump
- Malala: Women must raise up voices against sexism and harassment
- Hammond: We mustn’t be luddites about AI
- Tax avoidance, gender equality, climate change also on agenda
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.
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