Facebook’s Critics Demand Changes Ahead of the Election

Will the platform's real oversight board please stand up?

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After a summer of extra attention on how social media platforms handle moderating content, Facebook revealed new details about how it will operate its oversight board as criticism continues to pour in.

The board is expected to begin hearing cases of whether the company should reverse decisions to remove organic posts in “mid-to-late October” and will have 90 days—30 if expedited—to review decisions.

Notably, the board will not address policies that have gotten the company in hot water before, including advertising or deciding to remove content that is still live on its channels.

The board has been years in the making after it was first



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