Finally Facebook BAN Politicians From Checking Fact On It Platform


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Finally, Social Media,Facebook relies on third-party fact checkers to curb the spread of fake news and viral misinformation.

it is notice that not all users are subject to the social network’s reviews.

facebook exclude politiciansA Speech delivered at the Atlantic Festival in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Facebook’s Vice President of Global Affairs and Communications Nick Clegg revealed that politicians are “exempt” from inspection.

Facebook reply, “We do not submit speech by politicians to our independent fact checkers, and we generally allow it on the platform even when it would otherwise break our normal content rules,” according to Clegg.

“We don’t believe,” he wrote in an accompanying blog post, “that it’s an appropriate role for us to referee political debates and prevent a politician’s speech from reaching its audience and being subject to public debate and scrutiny.”

The policy—”on the books for over a year now”—means Facebook does not send organic content or ads from politicians to partners for review.

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If a lawmaker shares previously debunked material (links, photos, videos), however, that content is demoted, replaced with related information from fact checkers, and rejected from adverts.

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