UN Blames Facebook for Ethnic Cleansing, Social Platform Offers No New Answers

Facebook has no new plans to address claims by United Nations investigators on Monday that the social media platform facilitated the spread of hate speech in Myanmar. According to U.N. investigator Yanghee Lee, Facebook’s presence in Myanmar ultimately aided the persecution and possible genocide of the Rohingya people.

Facebook maintains that it is working to solve the hate speech problem but didn’t offer any new solutions in an email to Inverse.

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