Facebook Seeks Oversight Board Recommendations on Its Cross-Check System

It was put in place to prevent potential over-enforcement and double-check special cases

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Facebook is seeking recommendations from its Oversight Board on how to improve its cross-check system for content enforcement.

Under the bylaws that were set when the Oversight Board was being established, Facebook will publicly respond to its recommendations within 30 days of receiving them.

However, also under those bylaws, Facebook can choose not to implement suggestions made by the Oversight Board.

Facebook vice president of global affairs Nick Clegg explained in a Newsroom post Tuesday, “The cross-check system was built to prevent potential over-enforcement mistakes and to double-check cases where, for example, a decision could require more understanding or there could be a higher risk for a mistake.



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