Aug 20, 2018

Facebook apologises for blocking Prager University's videos

Facebook has apologised for removing several videos posted to its platform by a US right-wing non-profit group. On Thursday, PragerU complained that Facebook had removed two of its videos and prevented more than a dozen subsequent posts appearing in its followers' news feeds. After Prager University challenged the decision, Facebook backtracked. The incident comes a month after Facebook executive Monika Bickert was summoned to appear before Congress to answer claims that the social network was biased against conservative voices. Facebook had sent them a message in April telling them their content was "Dangerous" and "Unsafe to the community", only for it to acknowledge the judgement had been "Inaccurate" when they complained.

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