Donald Trump Jr. accuses Facebook of 'election interference' for throttling story about Joe Biden meeting son's Ukraine partners until it's been vetted by its third party so-called 'fact-checkers' | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Donald Trump Jr. accuses Facebook of 'election interference' for throttling story about Joe Biden meeting son's Ukraine partners until it's been vetted by its third party so-called 'fact-checkers'

Donald Trump Jr. has accused Facebook of election interference for limiting the spread of the New York Post story which claims Joe Biden met with a Ukrainian businessman while he was Vice President, saying it needs to be fact-checked first by its chosen third party before they will allow people to share it more online.

The announcement came on Wednesday without any explanation from the social media giant and before Biden had even denied it.

It thrusts into the spotlight again the exorbitant power Facebook has not only over the circulation of news but also over politics and the spread of information, and comes at a particularly tense moment given the Presidential election is in just three weeks. It also raises the question of who Facebook's fact-checkers are and what qualifies them to arbitrate the truth.

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