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Facebook: Lefty Journos Can’t Take the Heat

Facebook has announced that it will “protect” journalists and human rights activists from abuse on the platform by classifying them as “involuntary” public figures. The classification means journalists and activists can more easily report users who “abuse” them…

Davis said journalists and “human rights defenders” face a lot of harassment online because their jobs are public in nature.

Facebook did not share a list of journalists and activists who will be protected under the new policy. It said it will determine who will get the protection on a case-by-case basis.

Davis also said the company plans to further protect women, minorities, and the LGBT community by expanding its list of banned online harassment types. Read more…

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