How Facebook “Accidentally” Blocked DNC Email Leak Scandal
Once again, the impartiality of Facebook’s news feature is being called into question. This time, the social network claims it“accidentally”obstructed all links to the leaked Democratic National Committee emails published by Wikileaks just ahead of the party’s convention.
This past Friday morning, the infamous publisher of anonymous leaks released nearly 20,000 internal emails between members of the formal governing body of the Democratic Party. The news, where it was seen, provoked outrage, especially among supporters of Bernie Sanders, who was shown to have received unfair treatment by officially impartial party operators.
While social media outlets have helped facilitate the spread of uncovered information in the past, Facebook is no trusted ally of Wikileaks.
“@Facebook is blocking #DNCLeak email links,” Wikileaks tweeted Saturday evening, following other individual reports of Facebook suppressing the documents hours earlier.“Monday is the Democratic National Convention.” – READ MORE