All Facebook/Meta Oversight Board Decisions


In 2020, Meta (then Facebook) created a quasi-independent, 20 member oversight board with the power to override the company’s decisions around content-moderation. This graphic visualises their major cases and outcomes.

Just FYI, out of 78 cases, the Oversight Board:
: overturned 63 of Meta/Facebook’s moderation decisions (80%)
: upheld 13 cases (16%)
: delivered mixed verdicts in 2 cases (3%)

» See the data (with extra detail on each case)
» Made with our dataviz software VizSweet

Who are the members of the Oversight Board?

Interesting articles on the Oversight Board

» Meta’s data dance with its Oversight Board (Platformer)
» Two Years of Pushing Limits (Wired)
» Facebook’s Supreme Court Receives An Appeal Every 24 Seconds (Gizmodo)

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