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Facebook critics launch shadow oversight board – Source CNET Tech


James Martin

A group of Facebook critics have created a shadow oversight board to appraise the social network’s content moderation decisions and other policies. The body, which announced its creation on Friday, will hold its first meeting next week, before Facebook’s own oversight board debuts.

The Real Facebook Oversight Board, which consists of academics, journalists and activists, will conduct its deliberations in public. The rival board was unveiled in a tweet by Carole Cadwalladr, the journalist who broke the Cambridge Analytica story about the scraping of data that was used for ad targeting in the 2016…

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