When did Facebook become a serious player in a political game?

When did Facebook become a serious player in a political game?

Solicitor Yair Cohen says in a TV interview with RT News that during 2019, Facebook has cemented its position as a political player. Also in 2019, Facebook officially ceased to be a mere social media platform as it has engaged on a regular basis in editorial activism. The truth of the matter is that Facebook is now a “publisher” and as such it can be sued, at least in the UK for defamation in connection with failure to exercise  editorial control and remove defamatory content from its platform.

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