What advertisers think about Facebook’s alleged anti-conservative bias

Facebook is beating back accusations of bias in its trending topics, and while that does concern some in the ad industry, it’s not for the obvious reasons. Facebook’s editorial staff was accused by anonymous former staffers of suppressing trending topics if they promoted conservative media sources while artificially boosting more liberal stories.Read the full article


  • Former Facebook Workers: We Routinely Suppressed Conservative News

    gizmodo.com - 43 readers - Facebook workers routinely suppressed news stories of interest to conservative readers from the social network’s influential “trending” news section, according to a former journalist who worked on the project. This individual says that workers prevented stories about the right-wing CPAC gathering, Mitt Romney, Rand Paul, and other conservative t...