Zuckerberg to meet with critics over Facebook bias allegations

Fighting backlash over a report that platform curators suppressed certain viewpoints in its trends, its chief exec will speak face to face with conservative media figures.

Facebook is meeting resistance as it positions itself to be a news outlet—and not just the destination for engagement announcements, memes and baby pictures.

Last week, a few of Facebook’s former news curators told Gizmodo that they had suppressed conservative outlets in a feature called “Trending Topics.”

In its report, Gizmodo’s technology editor, Michael Nunez, explained how the platform’s news curators work:

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