Tech and science news

Special team will check Facebook posts from Bulgaria and Hungary

Control assigned to two journalists
Facebook introduces new regulations in Bulgaria and Hungary. A team will check posts on the social network for false or misleading information.

Two journalists - one of the two countries, join the European team of Facebook, which monitors the content of the network. The aim is to limit the spread of:

Posts inciting violence in the real world;

Manipulated photos and videos presenting false events and allegations;

Conspiracies inciting violence;

Suppression of voter rights;

Information that violates Facebook rules;

False statements related to COVID-19 and coronavirus vaccines.

Posts with similar content will be marked or removed, and the activity of accounts distributing such content may be restricted. This includes both ads and users that spread “spam” content as well as so-called “clickbeit” titles - posts that aim to generate revenue through clicks, NOVA points out.

The team responsible for content regulation will navigate through alerts, reported posts or comments claiming that the information is incorrect or incorrectly submitted.

Regulations are expected to come into force in the next few weeks.


Related news

In recent weeks, Facebook has faced another problem after multiple topless advertisers announced a boycott of the social network. They stopped their ads on the platform as a sign of discontent against the actions of the IT giant towards the spread of racist messages and hate speech, reported.Facebook boycott for now yielding no results
Administrator • 2020-07-31 19:57:02
The largest social network Facebook has announced that its classic vision goes into the past. In the spring of 2020, Mark Zuckerberg's mega-company officially released the new design of the social network, which was announced as a simplified and more sensory version of the social network. The new look also makes it possible to choose a dark range, besides the classic white with blue.Huge change for Facebook users
Administrator • 2020-08-21 01:25:56