Social media giant Facebook just admitted to the whole thing. The news about censorship has stunned the entire nation — millions of Americans want answers right now.
“We also can remove or restrict access to your content, services or information if we determine that doing so is reasonably necessary to avoid or mitigate adverse legal or regulatory impacts to Facebook,” said Facebook this week.
The message came in the form of a notification sent to Facebook accounts, in which users were told that the changes would be implemented on October 1. People are rightly asking what this means.
As noted by Breitbart News, the platform may “take down or censor content that is completely legal and within the rules but that the site believes could increase regulatory or legal risks for the social media giant.”
This comes as Facebook is facing some complicated legal pressure in Australia, however, the company’s adjustments clearly won’t be limited to a single country and will be implemented worldwide.
Facebook users in the United States need to be on the lookout for any increased censorship on the platform, especially as we head into an election. It may not happen, but people should be prepared.
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