Arbiter of Mis-Truth

Facebook is slowly getting its act together in restricting hate speech and misinformation.

The latest step is a welcome one from the social media behemoth.

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It has said in the past that it doesn’t want to become an arbiter of truth, but the acting of hosting and dissemination of this type of content automatically gives it that very arbitration.

As more and more of life goes online, the online world has to take on the decisions and responsibilities of the world beyond the screens.