Facebook’s new Oversight Board is a wild new experiment in platform governance
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge
Two and a half years after Mark Zuckerberg floated the idea on a podcast, and several months after organizers said it would be ready to hear cases, Facebook’s independent Oversight Board is now up and running. In a call with reporters today, the board’s co-chairs said that they are now prepared to hear appeals from the billions of people who use Facebook and Instagram each day. The ability to appeal to the board will roll out gradually around the world over the next several weeks. And when it’s complete, one of the bolder experiments in platform governance will have finally begun.
Let’s begin by taking a step back. One of the more striking things about our social networks, I have argued, is how terrible they are at customer service. If...
💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions
Facebook Oversight Board announces first six cases for review
Credit: Euronews English Duration: 02:03Published
Facebook’s Oversight Board takes its first six casesIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge
Facebook’s Oversight Board, an independent body that reviews Facebook moderation decisions, has accepted its..
Facebook and Instagram oversight board tackles first cases: hate speech, misinformation, nudityFacebook's Oversight Board, an independent group users can appeal to when content has been unfairly removed, announced its first cases.
Regulator announces vaccine approval
Credit: ODN Duration: 01:27Published
800,000 doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine ‘ready to go’
Credit: ODN Duration: 01:04Published
Trump threatens defense bill veto over Big Tech
Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 01:12Published
WhatsApp introduces improved wallpapers with custom dark mode settings
Credit: ANI Duration: 01:00Published
Fauci: COVID-19 will continue unless "overwhelming majority" take vaccineIn a Facebook live stream with Mark Zuckerberg, Fauci said Americans should be vaccinated if they want to be "part of the solution" to the pandemic.
Facebook CEO says won't deactivate Steve Bannon's account
Credit: Reuters Studio Duration: 02:01Published
Facebook Explicitly Bans All Holocaust Denial Content
Credit: Cover Video STUDIO Duration: 01:15Published
Laverne Cox and friend targeted in transphobic attackLaverne Cox, the actress and transgender activist, said she and a friend were targeted in a transphobic attack in a Los Angeles park over the weekend. She..
Spotify tests Snapchat-like stories for playlistsSpotify’s Christmas Hits playlists was one of the ones to get an accompanying story. | Screenshot: Spotify
Spotify is testing a new Snapchat-style..
Edinson Cavani: Man Utd forward's Instagram post to be looked into by FAManchester United striker Edinson Cavani deletes a social media post which contained a Spanish phrase that is offensive in some contexts.
You Might Like
Related videos from verified sources