Facebook’s Oversight Board takes on one U.S. case


Facebook’s long-awaited Oversight Board, which has the power to make rulings about Facebook’s content decisions, and, based on its findings, recommend removed content be reinstated, has announced its first slate of appeals from the social networking giant’s users.
Among this historic first? Just one U.S. case.
That’s right. In an election year in which misinformation and conspiracy theories proliferated across social media (Facebook previously said it's labeled 180 million posts as false since March) its Oversight Board has taken on a single U.S. case.
In an announcement posted to the Oversight Board’s independent website on Tuesday, the committee overseeing content appeals on Facebook shared details of the first 6 cases they will be looking at. Read more... More about Facebook , Oversight , Tech , Social Media Companies , and Big Tech Companies

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