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Facebook will stop recommending Groups that break its rules

Facebook will stop recommending Groups that break its rules

Facebook is making it harder to find Groups that break its rules. 

On Wednesday, Facebook said it will drop Groups that violate its policies on hate speech, harassment, bullying, inciting violence, and more from its recommendation engine. That would make it harder for them to attract new members. 

Facebook is already working on removing “potentially harmful groups,” such as ones that spread health misinformation, from its recommendations altogether. Now, Groups that break Facebook’s rules will:

  • Be less discoverable by users who would normally see them in their recommendations.

  • Have their group invite notifications limited.

  • Be less visible in Group members’ News Feeds.

  • Need to have admins and moderators approve all posts, at least temporarily. Read more…

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