Deepfake of Joe Biden on Facebook: Why the Decision of the Meta Supervisory Board Remains in Question
Meta's Oversight Board has decided to keep the video on Facebook, but wants the "inconsistent" policy updated.
Meta Policy on Facebook Videos
Custom Facebook video with edited version of Joe Biden touching the girl's breasts, received permission to remain on the platform. Meta says the video does not use artificial intelligence to manipulate media and is unlikely to confuse most users.
Statement from the Meta Supervisory Board
Meta Supervisory Board expressed its concern about the company's policies, which , in their opinion, is unsystematic and not convincing in preventing specific harmful consequences. The Council calls on Meta to reconsider the policy, especially in light of the upcoming electoral processes in 2024.
They also suggest adding a label to indicate the layered nature and potential misleading nature of the content. Meta said it will review the board's guidance and provide a public response within the next 60 days.
Facebook moderation and questions in Ukraine
Frequent questions arise regarding Facebook moderation, including among Ukrainian users, who are often blocked for disseminating information about the war.
- Meta - the company formerly known as Facebook
- Facebook - a popular social network
- Joe Biden - President of the United States
- Meta Oversight Board - a body that considers content moderation issues on platform
- Electoral processes - processes related to elections and voting