Facebook reports the BBC to police for sending sexualised images of children


Facebook reported BBC journalists to the police after they provided, under request, sexualised images of children discovered on the social network’s private groups.

The episode occurred as part of a BBC investigation into Facebook’s content moderation systems, which the news organisation says isn’t effective. 

The BBC reported dozens of photos to Facebook, including an apparent freeze frame showing child abuse, but more than 80 percent of the photos weren’t removed. 

Following the investigation, the BBC asked Facebook for an interview about its moderation system.  Read more…

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