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Facebook To Treat Speech From Politicians As Newsworthy Content


Wednesday, 25 Sep 2019 

Sept 24 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc ::FACEBOOK SAYS WILL TREAT SPEECH FROM POLITICIANS AS NEWSWORTHY CONTENT THAT SHOULD, AS A GENERAL RULE, BE SEEN & HEARD.FACEBOOK INC - "FACEBOOK EXEMPTS POLITICIANS FROM OUR THIRD-PARTY FACT-CHECKING PROGRAM".FACEBOOK SAYS "WILL NOT SEND ORGANIC CONTENT OR ADS FROM POLITICIANS TO OUR THIRD-PARTY FACT-CHECKING PARTNERS FOR REVIEW".FACEBOOK SAYS "WHEN A POLITICIAN SHARES PREVIOUSLY DEBUNKED CONTENT INCLUDING LINKS, VIDEOS AND PHOTOS, WE PLAN TO DEMOTE THAT CONTENT".