"A frustration I have is that a lot of people increasingly seem to equate an advertising business model with somehow being out of alignment with your customers", Zuck told Time.
"We are getting better at proactively identifying violating content before anyone reports it, specifically for hate speech and violence and graphic content", Facebook said in the new transparency report.
"As you know, there is a concerted right-wing effort the world over to demonize Mr. Soros and his foundations, which I lead-an effort which has contributed to death threats and the delivery of a pipe bomb to Mr. Soros' home".
The Times, in a lengthy investigative piece based on interviews with more than 50 people both inside the company and with Washington officials, lawmakers and lobbyists, argued that Facebook's way of dealing with crisis was to "delay, deny and deflect".
Among other demands, Color of Change called on Facebook to apologise, to terminate its public policy chief and publish all the opposition research material it compiled about the group and others.
Hours after the meticulously detailed Times report was published, Facebook cut ties with Definers Public Affairs-but Color of Change said the company must go much further. Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms have long faced criticism for choices on what content to take down and what to allow to stand.
The executive said she and CEO Mark Zuckerberg have acknowledged, many times, that they were too slow to respond to Russian interference during the 2016 election.Читайте также: All Facebook execs were apparently told to use Android phones over iPhones
According to the report, Sheryl Sandberg oversaw an aggressive lobbying campaign to counter the public backlash against the company.
"To suggest that we weren't interested in knowing the truth, or we wanted to hide what we knew, or that we tried to prevent investigations, is simply untrue", Sandberg wrote tonight in a Facebook post.
The Times said that when criticism of its belated Russian Federation admission grew, Facebook mounted a lobbying campaign led by Sandberg, pushing negative stories about its political critics and making rival companies like Google and Apple look bad. It also tapped its business relationships, persuading a Jewish civil rights group to cast some criticism of the company as anti-Semitic.
"I've come to believe that we shouldn't be making so many important decisions about free expression and safety on our own", founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on a call Thursday.
The world's most popular social media platform has been on the back foot for months, including over the allegation that data from millions of Facebook users was abused by the consultancy Cambridge Analytica to help drive Trump to the White House.
Content spied by artificial intelligence software or reported by users is now reviewed by an internal system that Facebook has been ramping up.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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