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Behind Facebook’s Civil Rights Audit With Rashad Robinson

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Five takeaways from Facebook's civil rights audit

A two-year audit of Facebook’s civil rights record found that the company’s elevation of free expression — especially by politicians — above other values has hurt its progress on other matters..
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Facebook's refusal to fact-check or moderate politicians like President Trump is its biggest civil rights issue, according to a new internal audit (FB)

facebook's refusal to fact-check or moderate politicians like president trump is its biggest civil rights issue, according to a new internal audit (fb)
· *For the past several years, Facebook has refused to moderate speech from politicians — a policy that has been repeatedly tested by statements made by President Trump.* · *In a newly published..
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Facebook civil rights audit: "Serious setbacks" hurt progress

The audit recommends a "civil rights infrastructure" for the social media giant, but its suggestions aren't binding.
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Facebook fails its own audit over civil rights and hate speech decisions

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Facebook civil rights audit warns of Trump, voter suppression ahead of presidential election

A civil rights audit of Facebook criticized the social media company's decision not to remove inflammatory and false claims by President Trump.
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Facebook civil rights audit dings 'weaponized' platform

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USMCA trade pact, Facebook audit, Ivy League sports: 5 things you need to know Wednesday

President Trump and Mexico's president will celebrate the trade deal, Facebook's civil rights audit comes out and more news to start your Wednesday.
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Daily Crunch: Facebook is ‘too narrow’ on removing white supremacy

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