Facebook Defends Its Preventive Measures Leading Up to the Capitol Attack

The social network released its Community Standards Enforcement Report for the fourth quarter of 2020

97% of hate speech taken down from Facebook was spotted by its automated systems before any human flagged it Facebook

Facebook found itself on the defense over its handling of groups prior to, during and after the violent attacks on the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6 during a press call to detail the release of its Community Standards Enforcement Report for the fourth quarter of 2020.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.