Facebook plans to treat the 2020 US Census “like an election” — with “people, policies, and technology in place” to protect against interference, the company said Sunday.
“We’re building a team dedicated to these census efforts and introducing a new policy in the fall that protects against misinformation related to the census,” wrote chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg in a blog post. “We’ll enforce it using artificial intelligence. We’ll also partner with non-partisan groups to help promote proactive participation in the census.”
The social media giant said it will now look to remove false census information and election data — such as inaccurate details about polling places and fake descriptions of how the census process works — which would have been allowed to remain up in years past.
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