Facebook has been tracking a rise in “violence and incitement trends” associated with hashtags and keywords according to an internal message board viewed by Buzzfeed.
Facebook said that the company is seeing a rise in misinformation about the election. “As vote counting continues, we are seeing more reports of inaccurate claims about the election
This news comes after Facebook successfully removed a group called “Stop the Steal”, which was organizing rallies and fundraising to challenge election results across the US. The group accumulated more than 300,000 members in the less than 48 hours
New government guidance also says that “clinically extremely vulnerable” staff members should not come into school
Head teachers said schools would need help to pay for supply teachers
They also expressed anger that the guidance had “landed on school leaders’ desks less than 24 hours before the start of the national lockdown”
The new guidance, issued by the Department for Education on Wednesday afternoon, says “face coverings should be worn by adults and children aged 11 and above when moving around the premises, outside of classrooms or activity rooms, such as in corridors and communal areas where social distancing cannot easily be maintained”, and the same applies to further education colleges
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