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Facebook tritt die amerikanische Verfassung mit Füßen
« on: July 04, 2018, 08:32:06 PM »

Facebook Algorithm Flags, Removes Declaration of Independence Text as Hate Speech
The social media site has a difficult time telling the difference between white nationalist ravings and the writing of Thomas Jefferson.

Christian Britschgi|Jul. 3, 2018 4:50 pm

America's founding document might be too politically incorrect for Facebook, which flagged and removed a post consisting almost entirely of text from the Declaration of Independence. The excerpt, posted by a small community newspaper in Texas, apparently violated the social media site's policies against hate speech.

Since June 24, the Liberty County Vindicator of Liberty County, Texas, has been sharing daily excerpts from the declaration in the run up to July Fourth. The idea was to encourage historical literacy among the Vindicator's readers.

The first nine such posts of the project went up without incident.

"But part 10," writes Vindicator managing editor Casey Stinnett, "did not appear. Instead, The Vindicator received a notice from Facebook saying that the post 'goes against our standards on hate speech.'"


Die automatischen Filter sind abgefeimtester Nazidreck. Warum wird Facebook nicht endlich zerschlagen und Zuckerberg in den Knast gesteckt? Er ist überreif.
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