Sunday, 24 October 2021 06:14 GMT

Facebook to alter guidelines on public figures criticism

(MENAFN)Facebook will start to consider activists and reporters as “involuntary” public figures, thus raise securities in opposition to abuse, and bullying aimed at these persons, its international security leader reported in a meeting during the current week.

The platform’s firm, which permits additional serious commentary of public figures than of private persons, mentions it is altering its tackling of abuse subjected on reporters and “human rights defenders,” who it mentions are exposed to the public because of the nature of their work instead of their public identity.

The social media giant faces various inspection from international lawmakers and watchdogs due to its content management policies and troubles connected to its platform, with inside papers leaked by informer establishing the ground for US Senate hearing session in the past week.  

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