Facebook became tool farright

How Facebook became one of the far-right’s biggest …

How Facebook became one of the far-right’s biggest recruitment tools | The Independent | The Independent

19.04.2019 — How Facebook became one of the far-right’s biggest recruitment tools · Analysis: Extremists will find it much harder to draw new support after …

Analysis: Extremists will find it much harder to draw new support after the social network’s latest purge, Lizzie Dearden writes

Opinion | How Facebook Became a Tool of the Far-Right

Opinion | How Facebook Became a Tool of the Far-Right – The New York Times

14.01.2021 — Right-wing influencers embraced extremist views, and Facebook rewarded them.

Right-wing influencers embraced extremist views, and Facebook rewarded them.

Facebook Has Always Been Right-Wing Media – VICE

Facebook Has Always Been Right-Wing Media

29.10.2020 — For Facebook to truly reckon with and achieve its stated goal to become a universal tool for the public good, it first needs to acknowledge that …

Conservative news thrives on Facebook because the incentives Facebook values align with those pioneered by conservative media.

What Facebook knew about how it radicalized users

26.10.2021 — Internal documents suggest Facebook has long known its algorithms and recommendation systems push some users to extremes.

The Far Right on Facebook | Counter Extremism Project

… Facebook has become an important tool for political or community organizations and commercial brands—including, unfortunately, for far-right extremists.

Facebook Data Showed Right-Wing Echo Chamber, Execs …

Facebook Data Showed Right-Wing Echo Chamber, Execs Were Unhappy: NYT

14.07.2021 — After Facebook acquired a tool to measure user engagement, it repeatedly demonstrated that the platform had become a right-wing echo …

After Facebook acquired a tool to measure user engagement, it repeatedly demonstrated that the platform had become a right-wing echo chamber.

Far-right misinformation is Facebook’s most engaging content

Far-right misinformation is Facebook’s most engaging content – Protocol

The most engaging political news on Facebook? Far-right misinformation. A new study shows that before and after the election, far-right misinformation pages …

Far-right pages that spread misinformation consistently garnered more engagement on Facebook than any other partisan news in the months before and after the 2020 election, according to a New York University study published Wednesday.

Inside the hate factory: how Facebook fuels far-right profit

Inside the hate factory: how Facebook fuels far-right profit | Far right | The Guardian

05.12.2019 — Guardian investigation reveals a covert plot to control some of Facebook’s largest far-right pages and harvest Islamophobic hate for profit.

Guardian investigation reveals a covert plot to control some of Facebook’s largest far-right pages and harvest Islamophobic hate for profit

‘It let white supremacists organize’: the toxic legacy of …

‘It let white supremacists organize’: the toxic legacy of Facebook’s Groups | Facebook | The Guardian

04.02.2021 — In shifting its focus to Groups, Facebook began to rely more heavily on … Over the years we have invested in new tools and AI to find and …

Facebook has said it will no longer algorithmically recommend political groups to users, but experts warn that isn’t enough

Far-Right Misinformation Drives Facebook Engagement – NPR

Far-Right Misinformation Drives Facebook Engagement : NPR

06.03.2021 — The research team used CrowdTangle, a Facebook-owned tool that measures engagement, to analyze more than 8 million posts from almost 3,000 news …

Research from New York University found that far-right accounts known for spreading misinformation drive engagement at higher rates than other news sources.

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