Efforts to tackle abuse have brought the platform into collision with the government
The denunciation filled the front page of one of Hungary’s main newspapers. “Facebook has become a political actor,” declared the pro-government Magyar Nemzet
, the latest attack in an escalating campaign against the social media giant.
In Hungary, Facebook’s attempts to clean up its platform and salvage its reputation are increasingly bringing it into confrontation with the government. The resulting showdown highlights worrying flaws in the systems that the US company has created to stamp out fake news, hate speech, bot armies and other “bad actors”.Hungary: the crucible for faulty efforts by Facebook to banish fake news
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