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In an open letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign is urging the social media giant to stop “amplifying untrustworthy content,” saying it allows President Donald Trump to spread fear and misleading information.
The campaign wants Facebook to fix the problems it says “pose a threat to free and fair elections.” The list of recommendations includes fact-checking election-related material, particularly material that goes viral; and to stop “allowing politicians to hide behind paid misinformation.” The campaign called for a two-week period before the November election where all political ads would be fact-checked before Facebook approves them. Finally, the campaign wants Facebook to put…