Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

'We Take Our Rules Very Seriously and Act Quickly When They're Broken'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

'We Take Our Rules Very Seriously and Act Quickly When They're Broken'

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FACEBOOK says it already works closely with law-enforcement agencies on issues such as child sexual exploitation - and also police for abusive or offensive comments.

A spokeswoman said: "Facebook is highly self-regulating, and people can, and do, report content that they find questionable or offensive. We have clear rules to make sure the content and opinions our users create or share doesn't go completely unchecked. We take our rules very seriously, and act quickly when they are broken.

"Nothing is more important to us than the safety of the people that use our site. We have zero tolerance for child exploitation on Facebook and have removed a number of the reported accounts and pieces of content for breaking our Community Standards. Facebook works with organisations such as CEOP in the UK to help bring those responsible for these crimes to justice. …

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