Facebook Started Removing Recommendations For Political And Social Groups Globally to stop the social and political issues around the globe on Facebook.
Facebook also revealed that they are also going to reduce the reach of the groups that are breaking the site rules and regulations. Facebook will alert the users to join that group by saying that the group they are going to join has violated the rules and regulations of the site recently.
The reason why Facebook Started Removing Recommendations
The reason why Facebook Started Removing Recommendations is that to stop the political and social issues due to Facebook.
Researchers and civil rights have warned Facebook that Facebook is for sharing people’s interests, interact with each other, and enjoyment but, by using Facebook peoples are spreading misinformation globally.
Misinformation can lead to regional wars and riots and can lead to fights in the country due to political and social affairs. Facebook is ordered to stop this as soon as possible.
Facebook Working On Groups
In an interview with Facebook Tom Alison, Facebook’s Vice President said that they are investing too much and working hard to maintain the discipline of the groups and to maintain the groups in rules and regulations of the site.
He said that Facebook started to remove Recommendations, which Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on an earnings call in January, were due to users wanting to see less social and political content.
“They want us to turn down the temperature a little bit,” said Alison.
He also said that the newly created groups on Facebook need 21 days to be eligible for the recommendations, this will give time to Facebook to look at the operating of the groups.
The reason why Facebook Started Removing Recommendations in the US
In the month of Jan during the election of the US government noticed that there is some misinformation about the political parties on Facebook groups.
This is the main reason why Facebook Started Removing Recommendations mainly in the US.
Also, in the coronavirus pandemic, Facebook stopped recommendations about the Health groups to stop the misinformation about the medicines.
Facebook took action against the peoples who are breaking the rules and regulations of Facebook and spreading misinformation.
Facebook said that the peoples who are doing this will be immediately removed from Facebook when noticed.