Facebook changed its policies for the Department of “common issues” after criticism




The company said Facebook Monday that it brought about changes on some of the special procedures “common threads” Trending Topics Department after a news report allegedly manipulating what appears in this section with regard to politics, so by deleting all about conservatives.

The company said an internal investigation showed no evidence of political bias in the selection of news stories that appear in the section of the common themes, which feature separately for the “Latest News” section where most Facebook users get their news.

In a leaflet on her blog, the largest social network in the world, said it had been many changes, including the elimination of the special of the most important ten list Web sites certified, and add more training and make the guidelines clearer to help editors human inhabitants to avoid bias ideological or political, and procedures more robust review.

Earlier this month, was a former contractor with Facebook accused the editors of the company deletes News conservative politicians deliberately, according to the transfer of technology news site, “Gizmodo” Gizmodo, which did not specify the identity of the former contractor.


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