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high-profile face book users can break platform rules

Facebook gives high-profile users special treatment, which includes immunity from its rules for some, XCheck system ‘whitelists’ well-known users who are given special treatment, People are placed on the XCheck list where they are given special scrutiny if they meet criteria such as being newsworthy. The XCheck system steers reviews of posts by well-known users such as celebrities, politicians and journalists into a separate system. Under the programme, some users are “whitelisted” not subject to enforcement action – while others are allowed to post material that violates Facebook rules, pending content reviews that often do not take place. Is Facebook starting to tolerate irresponsible behaviors ?

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