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

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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.

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