Report: Anti-Trump Former UK Deputy Prime Minister 'Involved' In Facebook Censorship of Biden Story

Report: Anti-Trump Former UK Deputy Prime Minister 'Involved' In Facebook Censorship of Biden Story


Former British deputy prime minister of turned Vice President for Global Affairs and Communications at Facebook, Sir Nick Clegg, was allegedly involved in the tech giant’s decision to censor the New York Post article exposing details about the Biden family.

A report in The Telegraph claims that the anti-Trump British politician — who exited the former Conservative-Liberal Democrat government when the latter was trounced in the 2015 elections — was one of several members of the content moderation team who decided to reduce the distribution of the damaging report their site.

While most censorship decisions on Facebook are handled by low-level employees and algorithms, high-profile cases such as the New York Post story are said to be handled by Facebook’s vice president of content policy, then the vice president of global public policy, and, finally, by the former Lib Dem leader.

A select few cases, including posts from President Donald Trump,

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