Analyses of Facebook’s Widely Viewed Content Reports

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Subject tag: Algorithmic systems | Child safety | Data Access | Disinformation and misinformation | Terrorism and violent extremism

Beginning with Q2 of 2021, Facebook has been releasing quarterly Widely Viewed Content Reports (WVCR), which present the Facebook content that reached the most US users. The Integrity Institute has been independently analyzing WVCRs and highlighting noteworthy findings.

Our initial analysis offers details on our methodology and access to data. Our tracking dashboard and all data used in WVCR analyses are also publicly available.