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US attorney generals call on Facebook to do more against hate, false speech

Thursday 6 August 2020 | 09:21 CET | News
A group of state attorney generals from across the US is calling on Facebook to do more again hate and false speech on its platform. The Attorney General of New Jersey, Gurbir Grewal, is leading the group of 20 other attorney generals, also asking Facebook to provide stronger support for users who fall victim to online intimidation and harassment on its platforms. 

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Companies: Facebook
Countries: United States
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