Facebook: Newsworthy, but Rule-Breaking Posts from Politicians Will Get Slapped With a Label

In some cases, Facebook will leave up a rule-breaking post from an elected official because it’s been declared ‘newsworthy and in the public interest.’ Now the company is going to label such posts to make this distinction clear.
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The next time President Trump posts something inflammatory on social media, Facebook may end up labeling it.

On Friday, company CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the social network will start labeling posts from politicians when the content breaks the rules. Normally, Facebook immediately takes down such …

June 27, 2020
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