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Facebook eases content restrictions in bid to counter ‘censorship’ charges

on Oct 31, 2016 | 0 comments

By The Drum

Facebook has eased up on earlier restrictions that saw it censor content it deemed inappropriate for distribution on the social network; a change of stance following a row that saw it at loggerheads with media owners, and politicians across the globe.

Facebook’s director of media partnerships for EMEA Patrick Walker said the company would now allow “more images that people find newsworthy,” speaking to the Association of Norwegian Editors, who invited him to explain the social network’s decisioning around the ‘Napalm Girl‘ controversy earlier this year.

“We have made a number of policy changes after The Terror of War photo. Read full story ›

Source: The Drum