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Meta Oversight Board calls for overhaul of controversial 'cross-check' system for VIPs

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After a yearlong review, Meta’s Oversight Board on Tuesday said the company’s controversial system that applies a different content moderation process for posts from VIPs is set up to “satisfy business concerns” and risks doing harm to everyday users.
Published 2 months ago · Menlo Park, United States

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Meta Oversight Board calls for overhaul of controversial 'cross-check' system for VIPs - ET BrandEquity

Social Media Platforms: The board had been reviewing the cross-check program since last year, when whistleblower Frances Haugen exposed the extent of the system by leaking internal company documents to the Wall Street Journal.

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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Meta Oversight Board calls for overhaul of controversial 'cross-check' system for VIPs

Meta Platforms' Oversight Board recommended on Tuesday that the company revamp its system exempting high-profile users from its rules, saying the practice privileged the powerful and allowed business interests to influence content decisions.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Meta oversight board urges changes to VIP moderation system

Facebook parent Meta's quasi-independent oversight board said Tuesday that an internal system that exempted high-profile users, including former U.S. President Donald Trump, from some or all of its content moderation rules needs a major overhaul.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Meta oversight board urges changes to VIP moderation system

The Oversight Board's report said that the system — known as “XCheck,” or cross-check — resulted in users being treated unequally and that it led to delays in taking down content that violated the rules

2 months ago·India
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Meta oversight board urges changes to VIP moderation system

Facebook’s quasi-independent oversight board says an internal system that exempted high-profile users, including former President Donald Trump, from some or all of its content moderation rules needs a major overhaul

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Meta oversight board urges changes to VIP moderation system

LONDON (AP) — Facebook parent Meta's quasi-independent oversight board said Tuesday that an internal system that exempted high-profile users, including former U.S. President Donald Trump, from some or all of its content moderation rules needs a major overhaul.

2 months ago·United States
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