Facebook to stop recommending political groups to users

San Francisco (AFP) – Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said the social network will no longer recommend politics-themed groups to users, a measure already taken in the US due to election tensions. The social media giant is aiming to shine up an image tarnished by the political controversy, including Donald Trump’s rise the White House. “We plan to keep civic and political groups out of recommendations for the long term and we plan to expand that policy globally,” Zuckerberg said in an earnings call. He added that Facebook would also reduce political content in users’ main news feeds…

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