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Facebook Decisions Were ‘Setbacks for Civil Rights,’ Audit Finds

NYTimes.com Wednesday, 8 July 2020
An independent audit faulted the social network for “vexing and heartbreaking decisions” that affect its users — and potentially the November elections.
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Facebook's decisions to allow controversial posts by President Donald Trump established a "terrible precedent" that could allow the platform to be "weaponized to suppress voting," according to an external civil rights audit released on Wednesday. Conway G. Gittens has more.

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