Facebook is testing a downvote function for flagging and dealing with bad content

February 10th, 2018   decode   Android 7.1

The ongoing Facebook content debate has been a rather messy and multi-faceted one, with plenty of implications and potential social repercussions extending far beyond the website itself. Regardless of whether we approve or not, Facebook has understandably been trying to absolve and distance itself from the ongoing debates regarding post-truth, fake news and other sticky issues of the day. Avoidance, denial and pleading bystander, however, are not very prospective strategies in the long run.

Enter the new “downvote” button – the latest and likely not the last in the company’s…

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