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Facebook Arbiter Of Truth Already, Employees Say

Facebook Arbiter Of Truth Already, Employees Say

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Facebook’s Preferential Treatment Of US Conservatives Puts Its Fact-Checking Program In Danger

employees and fact-checking partners ... left in the dark about how the company decides what content stays up and what comes down...

PragerU’s second strike for false content that month ... should have triggered “repeat offender” penalties ... false labels on PragerU’s posts remained, Facebook disappeared the strikes ... no one ... was informed ...

PragerU cashed in ... launched a fundraiser ... "Facebook is using biased 3rd party fact-checkers to flag content and censor conservatives"... raised $21,637 ...

Facebook’s fact-checking operation ... closed-door process with little transparency... undermining the program’s credibility... anything to do with the US is given a different level of scrutiny ... not much bandwidth for anything outside the US ...

Facebook’s policy that opinion articles... are exempt from review... seemingly closed ... “opinion based on underlying false information - even if it’s an op-ed or editorial - it's still eligible to be fact-checked” ...

PragerU has raised at least $400,000 from Facebook fundraisers protesting alleged censorship on Facebook and YouTube since late 2018,

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The above notes were curated from the full post www.buzzfeednews.com/article/craigsilverman/facebook-arbiter-truth-fact-check-mark-zuckerberg.

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