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Facebook Blames Human Nature for the Need to Shadowban 'Sensationalist and Provocative' Content

Facebook Blames Human Nature for the Need to Shadowban 'Sensationalist and Provocative' Content

His post included two images that show how Facebook plans to limit the traffic of “sensationalist and provocative content,” that contrast the natural pattern of users’ engagement with posts with the socially engineered pattern that Facebook hopes to achieve.

We are also making progress on hate speech, now with 52% identified proactively.

The goal, according to Zuckerberg’s post, is to socially engineer Facebook users with new incentives.

When users are left to their own devices, they prefer allegedly “sensationalist, provocative, and offensive” content that Zucerkberg doesn’t like, so he wants to change that.

In a response to Breitbart News, a Facebook spokeswoman said that the categories of “borderline” content would be publicly disclosed, but did not say if users would be notified when their content is placed in the category and limited.

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