According to a Wall Street Journal report, in 2019 a Facebook program called ‘ExCheck’ allowed PSG striker Neymar to post nude photos of a woman who accused him of rape before the content was pulled down sometime later .
Specially, The post was viewed by 56 million Earlier Facebook and Instagram users were removed.
Facebook reportedly exempted millions of high-profile users, including celebrities, politicians, sportsmen and journalists, from some or all of its community standards, apparently contradicting the social network’s public statements that its rules apply to everyone.
An internal review of Facebook’s practices from 2019 said the company “wasn’t really doing what we say we do publicly.” Reportedly, most government officials were also involved in the XCheck program, but not all candidates running for office. In 2020, at least 5.8 million users were reportedly part of XCheck.
According to The Wall Street Journal, users who benefited from the system included former United States President Donald Trump, Brazilian footballer Neymar, US Senator Elizabeth Warren and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
Neymar accused of rape
In 2019, Brazilian model – Nazilla Trinade accused football superstar Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel in May. However, after a So Paulo judge dismissed her rape case against one of the world’s highest-paid footballers, citing insufficient evidence, she was charged with charges of fraud, extortion and slander Was.
Instead, prosecutors said in a statement that investigators found “blatant blasphemy and signs of extortion” in the woman’s charge.
Neymar has always defended his innocence, saying that their relationship was consensual.