Facebook didn’t meet its goal of hearing Oversight Board cases before the US election , but it’s finally ready. The social media giant has revealed that the Board will tackle six appeal cases in its first outing, all of them prioritized based on their likelihood of affecting “lots of users around the world” through potential policy changes. […] The Oversight Board will assign five-member panels to each of the cases, each of with at least one regionally relevant member. Public comments are open for each of the cases for a week, and there should be both a decision and a Facebook response within 90 days. Simultaneously, Facebook added five trustees meant to ensure the independence of the board and keep it operating smoothly.
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