Facebook attempts to stop leaks by making some message boards private

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For weeks, Facebook has been dealing with numerous resulting from a huge cache of . Now, Facebook is making some groups on its internal Workplace message boards about platform safety and protecting elections private, . The move is seemingly in an effort to prevent further leaks.

It’s unclear exactly how many groups will be taken private, so we don’t know how broadly Facebook is locking things down.

“Leaks decrease the effectiveness, efficiency, and morale of the teams working every day to address the challenges that come with operating a platform for billions of people,” Facebook said in a statement. “They can also put employees working on sensitive subjects...