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Facebook employee leaks 1,400-page global censorship rulebook, revealing bias & hypocrisy

Facebook employee leaks 1,400-page global censorship rulebook, revealing bias & hypocrisy

Facebook is “a far more powerful arbiter of global speech” than has been publicly recognized, a New York Times report says.

 

The social network is attempting to tackle misinformation and hate that its platform has enabled with a secret document of rules for its global content moderators.

 

The 1,400-page censorship rulebook, leaked by an employee, shows a range of gaps, biases and outright errors - including instances where Facebook allowed extremism to spread in some countries while censoring mainstream speech in others. In a sort of tailored approach. 

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