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Facebook’s much-hyped ‘Supreme Court’ that can overrule even CEO Mark Zuckerberg finally launched, but says it won’t judge any content about the election

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’s much-hyped ‘Supreme Court’ that can overrule even CEO Mark Zuckerberg finally launched, but says it won’t judge any content about the election
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As Facebook prepares to outsource tough content decisions to its new ‘Supreme Court,’ experts warn it still operates within a dictatorship and can’t legislate a better government

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 […]
As Facebook prepares to outsource tough content decisions to its new ‘Supreme Court,’ experts warn it still operates within a dictatorship and can’t legislate a better government
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Facebook is spending $130 million to create a ‘Supreme Court’ that can overrule Mark Zuckerberg — here’s everything we know about it

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 […]
Facebook is spending $130 million to create a ‘Supreme Court’ that can overrule Mark Zuckerberg — here’s everything we know about it