Facebook considers forming an election commission


A New York Times report has it that Facebook Inc has met with academics and policy experts about forming a commission to advise it on issues relating to global elections.

According to the report, the proposed body could decide on matters such as political ads, and concerns around election-related misinformation.

The report claims an announcement on the commission could come this fall in preparation for the 2022 U.S. midterm elections.

However, the report warned that efforts were preliminary and could still fall apart.


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