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Facebook to launch fact-checking program in Hungary

Thursday, March 4th, 2021

As Facebook announces the introduction of its fact-checking program in Hungary, a pro-government commentator fears that the internet giant will use its power to promote what he calls globalist and liberal ideologies. READ MORE

Right-wing calls for the regulation of social media

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

A pro-government columnist calls for social media outlets that censor content to be punished. Another right-wing commentator urges supporters of the government to be active on social media. READ MORE

Facebook blocks pro-government media sites

Saturday, May 18th, 2019

An alt-left commentator condemns the decision of Facebook to suspend the sites of the Mediaworks media group. READ MORE

Government side accuses Facebook of censorship

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

After the Facebook account of a pro-government journalist was suspended, an MP of the Christian Democrats claimed that Facebook content-screening in Hungary is overseen by an NGO ‘funded by (Hungarian-born US financier and philanthropist) George Soros.’ READ MORE