Facebook censoring trending news

“Facebook workers routinely suppressed news stories of interest to conservative readers from the social network’s influential “trending” news section, according to a former journalist who worked on the project. This individual says that workers prevented stories about the right-wing CPAC gathering, Mitt Romney, Rand Paul, and other conservative topics from appearing in the highly-influential section, even though they were organically trending among the site’s users.

Several former Facebook “news curators,” as they were known internally, also told Gizmodo that they were instructed to artificially “inject” selected stories into the trending news module, even if they weren’t popular enough to warrant inclusion—or in some cases weren’t trending at all. The former curators, all of whom worked as contractors, also said they were directed not to include news about Facebook itself in the trending module.”

“These new allegations emerged after Gizmodo last week revealed details about the inner workings of Facebook’s trending news team—a small group of young journalists, primarily educated at Ivy League or private East Coast universities, who curate the “trending” module on the upper-right-hand corner of the site”

http://gizmodo.com/former-facebook-workers-we-routinely-suppressed-conser-1775461006

You have seen nothing yet

Facebook is the face of evil

Trust me, there is plenty more to come

3 responses to “Facebook censoring trending news

  1. I cleaned that shit stain off of my hands long ago! I’ve warned so many but they just didn’t want to listen. I pity those closed minded fools:\

  2. The problem is that they now control so much of the teen and twenty mind. Social Programming at its finest.

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