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Facebook chief apologises over disturbing content allowed to stay online

Screengrab taken from Oireachtas TV of Facebook executive Niamh Sweeney, head of public policy at Facebook Ireland, appearing before the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment in Dublin. Picture by Oireachtas TV, Press Association
Cate McCurry
A senior staff member of Facebook has apologised to a government committee after disturbing content was allowed to remain on the social media giant. Niamh Sweeney, head of public policy of Facebook[...]

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