Facebook tightens content policy with 3rd party fact-checking workshop in Nairobi

PUBLISHED: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 10:18:08 GMT


Social media giant, Facebook has made headlines for backlash they received for allowing political ads that contain false claims to run on their platform. Here on the continent, the company recently announced the expansion of its third-party fact checking program to 10 more African countries and is currently hosting a workshop in Nairobi about community standards and content policies in Sub-Saharan Africa, but what does this mean and how does it work? Fadzai Madzingira, Public Policy Associate Manager for Content at Facebook joins CNBC Africa for more.

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