Facebook creates civil rights task force

Facebook creates civil rights task force

Facebook is making an internal civil rights task force permanent, COO Sheryl Sandberg said in a blog post Sunday. The task force will focus on Facebook’s content policies, the fairness of its AI, and issues regarding privacy and elections. The task force, as well as recommendations on policing hate speech, were included in the company’s second progress report on its civil rights audit.

KCooper
KCooper
Fawksie
Fawksie 7 months

sure, send the fox to guard the hen house.

Gerald
Gerald 7 months

LOL... they're gonna police themselves?

Robert Hicks
Robert Hicks 7 months

Now this is election interference... Where is the FBI?

Girthquake
Girthquake 7 months

sounds alot like interferance

Gucci Swag B
Gucci Swag B 7 months

That's like a terrorist organization stating it will police extremism and preserve the peace.

Cary Brown
Cary Brown 7 months

I can't stop laughing! We are going to manipulate election coverage until it's 'fair'. As if!!!!

Turn N Burn
Turn N Burn 7 months

Hahaha no one cares about fcebook anymore

SimonR
SimonR 7 months

I wonder if they'll defend free speech

Test Steam
Test Steam 7 months

So just like the leaked Google video from Veritas. "We have to implement this before we get broken up because then we can't prevent 2016". And "if you voted Trump then you don't have our views of fairness"

Vorastra
Vorastra 7 months

When is Facebook going to be deemed a publisher?

Mic Drop
Mic Drop 7 months

How in the hell are they going to censor "hate speech" when their freaking CEO can't even describe what it's supposed to be?

David R
David R 7 months

Good to know my facebook account (that I abandoned) will be a safe source of election news and discourse. The world is right again!

maximino aviles
maximino aviles 7 months

Facebook sounds more and more like Skynet with these roll outs policies or project they have planned.

Pigdog Pirouet
Pigdog Pirouet 7 months

'84 be all up in this. War is peace.  Freedom is slavery.  Ignorance is strength.

Seed
Seed 7 months

Oh, the irony. Here's some music (honk honk 🤡) https///youtu.b//_B0CyOAO8y0

SRC t
SRC t 7 months

Facebook is a joke. so many idiots cut their own throat using it. best thing smart people should do is to stop using it.

Aidan Cael
Aidan Cael 7 months

Hey face books, your under investigation for fraud and censorship of free speech. What ya gonna do? Make a task force to keep doing what we are doing. See how ya missed the point?

Benzion Menashe
Benzion Menashe 7 months

so in other words a digital thought-police force...

Andrew Mills
Andrew Mills 7 months

Oh great... Spaceballs... There goes the planet...

Son Of Shaw
Son Of Shaw 7 months

So you’ve got your Brownshirt organized.

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