Fresh from a bruising public relations disaster in Australia, Facebook — along with Google and Twitter — has much bigger problems this month when US lawmakers will grill the tech giants again over spreading misinformation about politics and Covid-19.

Facebook has the most to worry about — including the January 6 insurrection on Capitol Hill, as it was used as the primary organising platform by right-wing rioters, and its reluctance to ban former president Donald Trump until after five people died because of that riot...

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