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    BBC Probe Reveals Facebook Failed to Remove Illegal Images

    Ask and you shall receive. A BBC investigation into Facebook’s moderating practices recently flagged 100 sexualized images of children on the site, using Facebook’s own reporting tools, but found that only 18 were eventually removed. Facebook reportedly agreed to an interview, asking journalists to send them the controversial material in question — then canceled the meeting and reported the BBC to authorities for sharing the images. Now British lawmakers are promising that Facebook will have to answer to Parliament’s culture committee for its lack of moderation.

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