Myanmar: UN blames Facebook for spreading hatred of Rohingya

Myanmar: UN blames Facebook for spreading hatred of Rohingya

‘Facebook has now turned into a beast’, says United Nations investigator, calling network a vehicle for ‘acrimony, dissension and conflict’

Facebook has been blamed by UN investigators for playing a leading role in possible genocide in Myanmar by spreading hate speech.

Facebook had no immediate comment on the criticism on Monday, although in the past the company has said that it was working to remove hate speech in Myanmar and ban the people spreading it.

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Facebook has now turned into a beast

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