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Whistleblower: Facebook “Deboosts” Conservative Content

An undercover Project Veritas investigation caught a Facebook whistleblower revealing just how conservative censorship works. According to the bombshell report, one means of suppression is built right into the code of the website: and it’s called “deboosting.” How does it work? An ActionDeboostLiveDistribution tag embedded in the code automatically throttles down the content of pages it’s attached to, specifically targeting live streams. It can also reduce a “video’s visibility in news feeds, removing sharing features, and disable interactive notifications.” Read more…

Here’s more from Breitbart…

Recent Facebook insider leaks released by Project Veritas reveal that the social media giant’s demoting of conservative content isn’t just done by human moderators, it’s built right into the code of the website as a technical action called “deboosting.”

Project Veritas latest bombshell report reveals inside info from Facebook. One of the most shocking revelations from the report is that Mark Zuckerberg’s suppression of conservative content on the platform isn’t just the result of heavy-handed moderation by human employees, but is actually built right into the code of the site.

Project Veritas reports:

According to the insider, the documents revealed a routine suppression of the distribution of conservative Facebook pages.

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