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Facebook audit finds 'setbacks' on civil rights­

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A two-year audit of Facebook's civil rights record found "serious setbacks" that have marred its progress on issues such as hate speech, misinformation and bias. (July 8)
 
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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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