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Opinion: Facebook should make Trump's ban permanent

Facebook's Oversight Board has upheld the site's decision to restrict former President Donald Trump's access to posting content on his Facebook page and Instagram account, given that "the risks of allowing President Trump to continue to use our service during this period are simply too great." However, Facebook and the Board should go farther and institute a permanent ban of Trump's account. The risks inherent in allowing Trump to have a Facebook account remain: if he uses it to stoke Covid-19 m...
Tags: Facebook, News, Instagram, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Board, Facebook s Oversight Board


Conservatives Demand Supreme Court Overrule Fake Facebook Court, Others Weigh In

On Wednesday, Facebook’s Oversight Board, the pseudo-legalistic, questionably independent body that the company claims has the power to review and potentially overrule official moderation decisions, issued its not-so-final proclamations regarding the status of Donald Trump’s account.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Science, Instagram, Articles, Joe Biden, Software, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Trumpism, Breitbart, Jim Jordan, Tom Cotton, Clarence Thomas, Frank Pallone, David Segal


Facebook Oversight Board upholds ban on Donald Trump’s accounts, for now

Facebook’s Oversight Board has upheld the platform’s decision to ban Donald Trump‘s accounts, but says the company broke its own rules by imposing an indefinite suspension. Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts were suspended indefinitely in the wake of the US Capitol riots over fears that he would use the platforms to encourage further violence. The social network had already blocked Trump from posting for 24 hours, but then extended the ban until at least Joe Biden replaced him as president ...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, Instagram, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Insider, Trump, US Capitol, Facebook 's Oversight Board, Facebook Oversight Board, Trump 's Facebook


For Trump and Facebook, judgment day is around the corner

Facebook unceremoniously confiscated Trump’s biggest social media megaphone months ago, but the former president might be poised to snatch it back. Facebook’s Oversight Board, an external Supreme Court-like policy decision making group, will either restore Trump’s Facebook privileges or banish him forever on Wednesday. Whatever happens, it’s a huge moment for Facebook’s nascent experiment in outsourcing hard content moderation calls to an elite group of global thinkers, academics and political f...
Tags: Social, TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Supreme Court, Social Networks, Minneapolis, Stanford, Social Media, Tech, Ceo, Software, Nick Clegg, President, Computing


Will Donald Trump Be Permanently Banned From Facebook? A Decision Is Due This Week

Former U.S. President Donald Trump was suspended from Facebook or Instagram over his role in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol seeking to overturn the 2020 election. Now, nearly four months later, Facebook’s Oversight Board said it will issue a ruling on whether he’ll be allowed back. Facebook temporarily froze Trump’s accounts on […]
Tags: Facebook, News, Instagram, Donald Trump, Trump, U S Capitol, Will Donald Trump, Facebook s Oversight Board


Facebook Oversight Board to announce if it’ll reverse Trump ban on May 5

Facebook’s Oversight Board — something akin to a supreme court for the company — will decide whether to reverse the controversial Trump ban on Wednesday at 9:00 AM ET. The Trump ban went into effect on January 7, a day after the Capitol riot. Zuckerberg said Trump was banned “indefinitely” from Facebook and Instagram, but the matter was then submitted to the company’s Oversight Board on January 21. The Oversight Board was originally slated to make a decision within 90 days, but the ruling was de...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, Politics, Instagram, Zuckerberg, Insider, Trump, Oversight Board, Facebook 's Oversight Board, Facebook Oversight Board


Facebook’s decision-review body to take “weeks” longer over Trump ban call

Facebook’s self-styled and handpicked ‘Oversight Board’ will make a decision on whether or not to overturn an indefinite suspension of the account of former president Donald Trump within “weeks”, it said in a brief update statement on the matter today. The high profile case appears to have attracted major public interest, with the FOB tweeting that it’s received more than 9,000 responses so far to its earlier request for public feedback. It added that its commitment to “carefully reviewing all c...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Social Media, Tech, Policy, United States, Donald Trump, Trump, Board, The Board, Oversight Board, Platform regulation, Facebook Oversight Board, Facebook s Oversight Board


You Can Finally Flag Bad Takes Directly to Facebook's Oversight Board

If you have problems with any hate speech, harassment, or generally bad takes that appear on your Facebook feed, good news! On Tuesday, the (supposedly) independent Oversight Board announced that users can appeal directly to it directly regarding questionable content that’s been left up on Facebook and Instagram. Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Software, Computing, Operating Systems, Oversight Board, Facebook s Oversight Board, Technology Internet


Facebook, Instagram users can now ask ‘oversight’ panel to review decisions not to remove content

Facebook’s self-styled ‘Oversight Board’ (FOB) has announced an operational change that looks intended to respond to criticism of the limits of the self-regulatory content-moderation decision review body: It says it’s started accepting requests from users to review decisions to leave content up on Facebook and Instagram. The move expands the FOB’s remit beyond reviewing (and mostly reversing) content takedowns — an arbitrary limit that critics said aligns it with the economic incentives of its p...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Instagram, US, Social Media, Tech, Policy, User Generated Content, Donald Trump, Trump, Board, Facebook Instagram, Freedom Of Expression, Oversight Board, Content Moderation, FOB


Facebook's Oversight Board to rule on Trump ban

The new board will decide whether the former president can use Facebook and Instagram again.
Tags: Facebook, News, Instagram, Trump, Facebook s Oversight Board


Facebook and Instagram oversight board tackles first cases: hate speech, misinformation, nudity

Facebook's Oversight Board, an independent group users can appeal to when content has been unfairly removed, announced its first cases.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Facebook, Usa, News, Instagram, Usa Today, Facebook s Oversight Board


Oversight Board, Facebook’s independent appeals body, goes live

Facebook’s Oversight Board — a court of appeals of sorts for the social media giant — has gone live. Facebook and Instagram users whose content has been taken down can appeal to the Oversight Board (OSB) for independent review, it announced on Thursday. However, users cannot yet flag content that they want taken down from these platforms. The OSB was first proposed in November 2018, after years of Facebook being subject to intense criticism for its lacklustre enforcement of its content moderatio...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Instagram, India, US, Myanmar, Delhi, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Delhi Assembly, Jamal Greene, Facebook Users, Content Moderation, Krishnaswamy


‘Won’t shy away from tough cases’: Facebook Oversight Board in response to questions about platform’s bias

Facebook’s Oversight Board has said that cases that consider how the company treats hate speech content from public figures are within its scope. Such cases “are the type of highly challenging cases that the board expects to consider when we begin operating”, the Board said in a statement to MediaNama. Economic Times first reported it. In a statement to MediaNama, the Board said that it “is empowered to make binding and independent decisions on many of the most challenging content issues on Face...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, News, Instagram, India, Denmark, Hate Speech, Wall Street Journal, Board, The Board, Bharatiya Janata Party BJP, Helle Thorning Schmidt, Medianama, Facebook India, Oversight Board, Facebook Oversight Board


Tech watchdog calls on Facebook Oversight Board members to demand real power or resign

A new policy-focused nonprofit that emerged from the recent wave of big tech scrutiny is calling for members of Facebook’s Oversight Board to either step up or step down. In an open letter, Accountable Tech urges the five U.S.-based Facebook Oversight Board members to “demand the Board be given real authority” or quit their positions. “Each of you were selected to serve on this Board because of your outspoken commitment to free expression, human rights, and democratic values,” the letter’s au...
Tags: Social, TC, Facebook, Instagram, Government, Tech, Hillary Clinton, Clinton, Trump, Board, Gill, Trump Administration, Oversight Board, Lehrich, Jesse Lehrich, Facebook Oversight Board



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