Facebook oversight panel says it will review VIP exemption system

Facebook’s oversight panel announces a probe of the system that has reportedly exempted high-profile users from its rules, the latest fallout in one of the platform’s biggest crises yet.

The semi-independent oversight board “has accepted a request from Facebook, in the form of a policy advisory opinion, to review the company’s cross-check system and make recommendations on how it can be changed,” it says in a blog post.

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