The New Yorker’s Andrew Marantz: Why Facebook Can’t Fix Itself. “In theory, no one is allowed to post hate speech on Facebook. Yet many world leaders—Rodrigo Duterte, of the Philippines; Narendra Modi, of India; Donald Trump; and others—routinely spread hate speech and disinformation, on Facebook and elsewhere. The company could apply the same standards to demagogues as it does to everyone else, banning them from the platform when necessary, but this would be financially risky.” Ding! Ding! Ding! Ding! Ding! Andrew, you’ve just won a free Portal for getting that answer right!

+ Facebook says it will finally ban anti-vaccination ads. Just this week, Facebook suddenly believed in the Holocaust and is worried about antivaxxers. Translation, they think Biden is going to win.