Facebook Allows Ukraine War Posts Urging Violence Against Russians

Big tech amplifies efforts to escalate a conflict with a nuclear opponent in order to increase its profitability, what could go wrong?

Meta Platforms will allow Facebook and Instagram users in some countries to call for violence against Russians and Russian soldiers in the context of the Ukraine invasion, according to internal emails seen by Reuters on Thursday, in a temporary change to its hate speech policy.

The social media company is also temporarily allowing some posts that call for death to Russian President Vladimir Putin or Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, according to internal emails to its content moderators.

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