• Facebook chose to keep Breitbart on News Tab and gave it special treatment - even after employees warned of its embellished and hyper-partisan coverage of events like the George Floyd protests

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    Facebook decided to keep Breitbart news about the George Floyd protests on its News Tab feature, the WSJ reports.
    Facebook did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment about why it kept the hyper-partisan, Right-wing outlet in its News Tab.
    17 news organizations are prepped to drop new coverage about the company on Monday, which will be called the "Facebook Papers."
    "Get Breitbart out of News Tab." Facebook didn't heed this message, which an employee posted on the company's racial-justice chat board in June 2020 following video of a Black man, George...
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