The company Facebook has decided to revise the content of the policy after the scandal with the post of American President Donald trump, which in social networks has threatened to use force because of the mass protests in connection with the death of the African-American George Floyd. On 6 June, the CEO of Facebook mark Zuckerberg wrote on his page in the social network.
“We are going to revise our policy to allow discussion and threat of use of force by the state to see if there are any amendments that we need to take. In accordance with this policy, we will consider two specific situations. The first relates to cases of excessive use of police or state forces. Due to the sensitive history in the United States, it deserves special consideration. The second case involves civil unrest, or conflicts with the use of violence,” he wrote.
Zuckerberg noted that the company already had a precedent for the introduction of more stringent restrictions in emergency situations and in cases when countries are in a constant state of conflict, can be taken further policy actions the discussion at the threat of use of force by the state.
“I know that many of you believe that we had to mark the positions of the President [of the USA Donald trump last week. Our current policy is that if the content is actually incites violence, then you must destroy the content and not allow people to continue to see him with the mark. In this policy there are no exceptions for politicians or journalists,” – he stressed.