Facebook’s ‘Remove, Reduce and Inform’ Problematic Content Strategy Has Several New Elements

The social network hosted a group of journalists in Menlo Park last week to share details

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Facebook met with a group of journalists last week at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., to share several updates to its “remove, reduce and inform” strategy, which was introduced in 2016 for handling problematic content across its family of applications.

Vice president of integrity Guy Rosen and head of News Feed integrity Tessa Lyons wrote in a Newsroom post last week, “This strategy applies not only during critical times like elections, but year-round.”

Here is an overview of the updates shared by the social network last week.


A new section was added to Facebook’s community standards (in English) last week, enabling people to track updates when existing policies are revised and new ones are added.



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