Mark Zuckerberg, Justin Osofsky Address Facebook Trending Topics Controversy

Facebook continued to defend itself against allegations that it prevented conservative content from appearing in its Trending Topics.


Facebook continued to defend itself against allegations that it prevented conservative content from appearing in its Trending Topics.

Co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed the issue in a post (embedded below), and vice president of global operations Justin Osofsky did the same in a Newsroom post.

Zuckerberg wrote:

This week, there was a report suggesting that Facebook contractors working on Trending Topics suppressed stories with conservative viewpoints. We take this report very seriously and are conducting a full investigation to ensure that our teams upheld the integrity of this product.

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