1. From Wednesday by Saturday there was a whole lot of content material circulating which implied fraud within the election, at round 10% of all civic content material and 1-2% of all US VPVs. There was additionally a fringe of incitement to violence.
2. There have been dozens of staff monitoring this, and FB launched ~15 measures previous to the election, and one other ~15 within the days afterwards. Many of the measures made existings processes extra aggressive: e.g. by decreasing thresholds, by making penalties extra extreme, or increasing eligibility for current measures. Some measures had been qualitative: reclassifying sure sorts of content material as violating, which had not been earlier than.
3. I might guess these measures lowered prevalence of violating content material by no less than 2X. Nonetheless they’d collateral injury (eradicating and demoting non-violating content material), and the episode precipitated noticeable resentment by Republican Fb customers who really feel they’re being unfairly focused.