Facebook guidelines allow users to call for death of public figures

Exclusive: public figures considered to be permissible targets for otherwise-banned abuse, leaked moderator guidelines show

Facebook’s bullying and harassment policy explicitly allows for “public figures” to be targeted in ways otherwise banned on the site, including “calls for [their] death”, according to a tranche of internal moderator guidelines leaked to the Guardian.

Public figures are defined by Facebook to include people whose claim to fame may be simply a large social media following or infrequent coverage in local newspapers.

Continue reading…

Next Post

Alexei Navalny says health has sharply deteriorated in jail

Thu Mar 25 , 2021
Russian opposition leader’s aide says Navalny also blocked from meeting lawyers Alexei Navalny has complained of a “sharp deterioration” in his health in prison and has been blocked from meeting lawyers, a senior aide to the Russian opposition leader has said. Navalny has reported “serious back pain” and numbness in […]

You May Like