Facebook warns of restrictions in case of US post-election turmoil

Washington (AFP) – Facebook has contingency plans to block some content on its platform if civil unrest breaks out after the November US election, a top executive said.Nick Clegg, a former deputy British prime minister who is Facebook’s head of global affairs, said the top social platform could take exceptional steps to “restrict the circulation of content” in case of turmoil.”We have acted aggressively in other parts of the world where we think that there is real civic instability and we obviously have the tools to do that,” Clegg said in an interview published Tuesday in the Financial Times,…

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