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Zuckerberg: Facebook’s failure to remove militia page sooner was an ‘operational mistake’ – Source CNET Tech


Facebook’s content moderation decisions continue to land the company in hot water.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees that the social network failed to remove a page created by a militia group called the Kenosha Guard before a deadly shooting at a protest in Wisconsin because of an “operational mistake.”

Facebook users notified the company of an event organized by the Kenosha Guard that issued a “call to arms” before racial justice protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, The Verge reported this week. Users reported the event for inciting violence, but received messages stating the content didn’t run afoul of the…

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