When they talk about incitement to violence on Facebook - a growing problem in developing markets - representatives and critics of the platform alike tend to describe it as a problem created by small factions of extremists.
The extremists, in this view, push out rumours and inflammatory claims to everyday users, who become ideologically infected. So stopping the violence should be as simple as silencing the extremists.
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