Wednesday 16 August 2017

Adrian Weckler: 'Platform' cannot shirk its duty to do the right thing

Nevertheless, for all its protestations about being merely a 'platform', Facebook must accept the principle that with great power comes great responsibility. Stock photo: REUTERS
Nevertheless, for all its protestations about being merely a 'platform', Facebook must accept the principle that with great power comes great responsibility. Stock photo: REUTERS
Adrian Weckler

Adrian Weckler

So now we know.

If you write "someone shoot Trump" on Facebook, it will get taken down.

If you write "to snap a bitch's neck, make sure to apply all your pressure to the middle of the throat", it won't get taken down.

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