Facebook: content violation appeals Q3 2019

This statistic shows the number of violating content taken action on by Facebook and then appealed by users during the first three quarters of 2019. During the most recently measured period, there were 1.4 million user appeals regarding content removed due to grounds of hate speech.

Number of user appeals regarding Facebook content removals as of 3rd quarter 2019

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Release date

November 2019



Survey time period

Q1 2019 to Q3 2019

Supplementary notes

According to Facebook, "We give people the option to appeal our decisions, except in cases with extreme safety concerns. We restore content that we incorrectly removed or when circumstances change, both when it's appealed and when we identify issues ourselves."

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