Facebook says it has just implemented various so-called “break glass” measures to stem the tide of disinformation, lies and calls for post-election violence that are now flooding the platform of pro-Trump groups.
Details are limited in early reports, but Facebook says it will algorithmically categorize content that may be election-related misinformation, and there are changes to Facebook Live.
More at USA Today and the WSJ.
These are an integral part of the toolbox used for “vulnerable” countries such as Myanmar and Sri Lanka. FB didn’t want to use them in the US. https://t.co/6FWc6utakl
– Jeff Horwitz (@JeffHorwitz) November 6, 2020