Facebook is asked to change rules for journalists, scholars

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SFGate—Facebook is being asked to change rules that restrict how journalists and scholars conduct research on the site - a request that raises unresolved issues about how the First Amendment applies to the social media era. In a letter this week, lawyers for a group of researchers and journalists asked CEO Mark Zuckerberg to alter the agreement that people must adhere to to use the site. They want Facebook to create a newsgathering exception to its bans on creating inauthentic accounts...

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