Facebook admits site hardwired for misinformation, show documents

An internal memo warned Facebook's "core product mechanics", or its basic workings, had let hate speech and misinformation grow on the platform


The number of new teen signups was declining, and perhaps most concerning was a series of slides showing that young people were taking much longer to join Facebook than they had in the past.

Facebook has admitted that core parts of its platform appear hardwired for spreading misinformation and divisive content, according to a fresh wave of internal documents that showed the social media

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First Published: Oct 26 2021 | 1:50 AM IST

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