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Rohingya refugees sue Facebook for $150 billion

Dozens of Rohingya refugees are suing Facebook for $150 billion. The lawsuit claims the platform’s algorithm amplified hate speech against the mainly Muslim minority in Myanmar, helping to fuel the violence and displacement they endured.
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