Facebook oversight board releases its first decisions

Angela Lang/CNET Facebook’s content oversight board on Thursday announced its first round of decisions, making rulings on five cases that involve hate speech, incitement of violence and other thorny topics for the social network. The board overturned four of Facebook’s content moderation decisions and upheld one. One case that was originally selected for review was […]

Facebook sends Trump suspension to its oversight board

Angela Lang/CNET Facebook on Thursday said it’s referring its decision to indefinitely suspend the accounts of former President Donald Trump to its independent oversight board. The social media giant blocked Trump’s accounts on Facebook and Instagram...