Washington.- Corporation meta who owns social media Facebook and Instagramoffered a statement for public opinion announcing the withdrawal of the request made to it supervisory Board To advise him on the regulation and moderation of materials in the context of the armed conflict in Ukraine.
meta supervisory board was created in 2020 and, although it was built with funding from Meta, it performs its duties a Independent. Its purpose is to advise and recommend content that should or should not be allowed on the social network, regardless of what the company’s managers say.
The reasons for the withdrawal of the said request by Meta are “With safety in mind”but not without first specifying that, likewise, reasonable steps are being taken to balance the content and guarantee Freedom of expression.
It was the same company that appealed to the board that Unify norms when managing all combat-related content Which is currently happening in Eastern Europe, which is why the withdrawal of the request has attracted the attention of both locals and foreigners.
after all this meta announced that it has temporarily relaxed its rules for content censorship and allowed the dissemination of messages that were previously restricted, such as They call for participation in a conflict like war. Messages such as “death to the Russian invader” or abetment to the assassination of the Russian president Vladimir Putin They aired without major problem, causing the Russian government to react and suspend the platform’s activity in its territory.
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META withdraws request for advice on war in Ukraine