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Facebook sued for $2 billion for alleged role in inciting political violence

Posted On: Dec. 15, 2022 9:40 AM CST


A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Facebook in Kenya, accusing the social media company of playing a role in inciting political violence in Africa, Yahoo News reported citing NBC News. The plaintiffs are demanding more than $2 billion in restitution from Facebook for victims of hate and violence incited through Facebook posts, and are also demanding further strengthening of Facebook’s content moderation efforts.