Saying “migrants are dirty” is allowed, while “migrants are dirt” isn’t!
With this, Facebook finds itself in yet another pickle this year. A German newspaper called Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ), claims to have accessed internal documents of the social network, which has millions of users across Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp and Messenger. For a while now, Facebook has been facing the wrath of lawmakers in Germany and the European Union, regarding the deletion of hateful content from its platform. Until now, no one had access to the rules Facebook deploys for deleting such content. Those are the very documents acquired by SZ. Documents that paint a very bleak picture of the social media mammoth’s stronghold over content.