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on May 13, 2016 in Featured World News

Leaked Facebook Training Manual Confirms Allegations Of Conservative News Suppression

Submitted by Tyler Durden It’s turning out to be a bad week for Facebook. As we reported earlier, it was learned that Facebook’s news feed routinely suppressed conservative news. Now, Recode is reporting that Facebook training documents given to its editors have leaked, and they reveal that editors select trending news topics from just ten editors, only one of which could be considered right-wing. From Recode A report published in the Guardian today includes a training document for Facebook editors that outlines how they should curate the “trending” headlines tool.    Instructions in the documents appear to contradict Facebook’s...

Submitted by Tyler Durden It’s turning out to be a bad week for Facebook. As we reported earlier, it was learned that Facebook’s news feed routinely suppressed conservative news. Now, Recode is reporting that Facebook training documents given to...

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