New York Times: Facebook to Remove Misinformation That Leads to Violence

New York Times: Facebook to Remove Misinformation That Leads to Violence. “Facebook, facing growing criticism for posts that have incited violence in some countries, said Wednesday that it would begin removing misinformation that could lead to people being physically harmed. The policy expands Facebook’s rules about what type of false information it will remove, and is largely a response to episodes in Sri Lanka, Myanmar and India in which rumors that spread on Facebook led to real-world attacks on ethnic minorities.”

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