Facebook’s only fact-checker for Dutch news quits

Facebook’s only fact-checker for Dutch news quits

Facebook’s Dutch fact-checker has quit over the social network’s refusal to allow them to highlight political lies as being false. Nu.nl had been Facebook’s only fact-checking partner in the Netherlands since Leiden University dropped out of the programme last year. As per reports, the relationship ended over Facebook’s decision to ban it from checking content and adverts posted by politicians.

Simone
Simone
michel booltink
michel booltink 3 months

this is good news. the reviewer in question www.nu.nl is an left leaning marxist green party news outlet. they have a forum, and if you even want to discuss the Paris green deal, you get a ban.

Kenguru Safari
Kenguru Safari 3 months

Expecting more of this in the near future. I like it.

FirstCensorshipThenJail
FirstCensorshipThenJail 3 months

Communists quit because they are not allowed to censors, slander or libel everyone they disagree with.

Carol
Carol 3 months

That's bc they (FB) allow too many lies/unteuths to exist, and the don't protect the consumers privacy. FACT.

Mike
Mike 3 months

Facebook is an American company and here in America we obviously prefer being lied too. Just look at who we elect. We have an entire political party that acts in bad faith constantly and flat out lies to their constituents for political gain, even when it hurts America’s security. They don’t care one whit about lies, just how to best to spread them. Of course you Dutch don’t get it! You guys obviously just aren’t nearly corrupt enough.

RJ of Cthulhu
RJ of Cthulhu 3 months

Better dead than red

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