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Facebook sketches out the ideas for the board of trustees

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) on Thursday released the findings of a consultation with an external expert in the content review process is to provide a glimpse into the way of his plans for a proposed remote supervision of the board of directors,” and would be able to form.

FILE PHOTO: Attendees walk past a Facebook logo during the Facebook Inc. F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, United States of america, April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam/File Photo

Facebook has a request to provide feedback on the past six months, more than 650 people at the workshops, in 88 countries across the world, on the draft plan to the board of directors, which it says will function as an independent court of appeal on the content of decision-making.

Its Chief Executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has said the decisions about acceptable speech, Facebook’s suite of social networks are used by about 2.4 billion people in the world, it should not be in the company of only the hands.

The company will, on completion of the board of directors ‘ charter, in August, he said.

According to the report, the workshop participants broadly agreed that Facebook employees should not sit on the board of directors. The company should not be in a position to remove members without cause, and it needs to be clear how we would define “cause,” they said.

Other popular proposals of the board of directors will need to be able to pick up his own things; that is, the decision of the board to establish a precedent for future cases; and that the board of directors shall have the power to influence Facebook’s content policy.

The participants expressed concerns about the board’s independence from both the state and the company.

Facebook has long faced criticism for doing too little to block hate speech, incitement to violence, bullying, and other forms of content that are in conflict with “community standards.”

It has stepped up enforcement of those standards in the past year, with more than 30,000 people to monitor the content, and a focus on improving safety and security on the platforms, many of them low-paid contractors.

However, the company continues to struggle with high-profile controversy over the content posted on the site, such as the live streaming of a shooting rampage that killed 51 people on the two mosques in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand at the end of March.

Reporting by Katie Paul; Editing with the ipad, Himani

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