Facebook's Oversight Board ruled to uphold Facebook's suspension of Trump's accounts, but told the site to review the decision in six months.
Facebook suspended Donald Trump's account after the Capitol Siege. Five months later, the Oversight Board will decide whether Trump can return.
The Facebook Oversight Board, a team of 20 experts from around the world, is reviewing the tech giant's decision to permanently suspend Trump.
Facebook’s Oversight Board made its first rulings, reversing four of its first five reviewed cases. The company’s independent “supreme court” first launched in October to review difficult content moderation decisions that Facebook carries out. One of the posts that the Board chose to reinstate concerns a comment made in Burmese […]
Facebook’s oversight board – a pseudo-independent group sometimes called Facebook’s “Supreme Court” that can review and overrule the company’s decisions to remove posts – announced its launch Thursday. Facebook and Instagram users will now be able to submit appeals on content moderation to the board for review. The board has […]
Facebook is launching its “oversight board” in October, a pseudo-independent group that can review – and overrule – the company’s decisions on difficult content moderation cases. The Oversight Board has been described as a “Supreme Court” tasked with interpreting Facebook’s complex content policies. Julie Owono, an inaugural board member, told […]
In late 2018, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced an ambitious plan: to create an independent oversight board that could overrule Facebook’s content moderation guidelines, and even Zuckerberg himself. The board is independent from Facebook, but Facebook is funding the board’s operations to the tune of $US130 million. If users believe […]