FACEBOOK USERS CAN APPEAL HARMFUL CONTENT TO OVERSIGHT BOARD
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Facebook’s quasi-independent Oversight Board said this week that it will start letting users file appeals over posts, photos, and videos that they think the company shouldn’t have allowed to stay on its platforms.

The board said it will accept cases from users who object to content posted by others and who have already exhausted Facebook’s appeals process.

Until now, users could only appeal to the Oversight Board when their own content was taken down by Facebook. The company is able to refer cases on its own to the board.

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