Facebook Outlines Its Early Efforts to Protect the 2020 US Census

The social network released the second update on its civil rights audit

Facebook will have a full-time team dedicated to protecting the census. Illustration: Trent Joaquin; Sources: Unsplash, Facebook

Facebook said it plans to treat the 2020 census in the U.S. like an election—presumably more like the 2018 midterm elections, which it took several steps to protect, and less like the 2016 presidential election, which was marred by controversies.

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