Facebook is asking its users to suggest how the social network should handle matters related to terrorists propaganda, post censorship, user's data and more.
As more and more of our lives extend online, and digital technologies transform how we live, we all face challenging new questions - everything from how best to safeguard personal privacy online to the meaning of free expression to the future of journalism worldwide.
Facebook wants to broaden that conversation. So today, the comapny is starting a new effort to talk more openly about some complex subjects, such as:
- How should platforms approach keeping terrorists from spreading propaganda online?
- After a person dies, what should happen to their online identity?
- How aggressively should social media companies monitor and remove controversial posts and images from their platforms? Who gets to decide what's controversial, especially in a global community with a multitude of cultural norms?
- Who gets to define what's false news - and what's simply controversial political speech?
- Is social media good for democracy?
- How can we use data for everyone's benefit, without undermining people's trust
- How should young internet users be introduced to new ways to express themselves in a safe environment?
You can send your input on these or any other related to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Facebook and other social networks have been criticized for the way they treat their userbase and the data related to them. Through a series of online articles and of course this new kind of "convresation" with its users, Facebook will try to defend its actions.