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Facebook Keeps Recommending Political Groups to Its Users





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After Repeatedly Promising Not to, Facebook Keeps Recommending Political Groups to Its Users
Citizen Browser
Four days after the Jan. 6 insurrection on Capitol Hill, a member of the “Not My President” Facebook group wrote in a post, “remember, our founding fathers were seen as terrorist [sic] and traitors.” 
A fellow group member commented, “I’ll fight for what’s right, this corruption has to be stopped immediately.” 
Three months later, Facebook recommended the group to at least three people, despite Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s repeated promise to permanently end political group recommendations on the social network specifically to stop amplifying divisive content. 
The group was one of hundreds of political groups the company recommended to its users in The Markup’s Citizen Browser project over the past five months, several of which promoted unfounded election fraud claims in their descriptions or through posts on their pages….
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