Facebook Posts by Politicians Will Not Be Reviewed by Third-Party Fact-Checkers

Their content will also be considered newsworthy and not subject to removal

Political ads must still meet Facebook's community standards and advertising policies korhankaracan/iStock

Facebook vice president of global affairs and communications Nick Clegg provided some clarity on how the social network’s third-party fact-checkers will deal with posts from politicians and whether or not their posts will be treated as newsworthy content and exempted from its community standards.

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