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Recently on the main meta this question came up:

I think most of you have heard of the recent unrest in Israel/Palestinian territory. Arabs have viewed Facebook as a biased social media platform that favors Israeli posts. Therefore, they've started giving a one-star rating for the Facebook app on PlayStore, which caused the FaceBook rating to plummet to 2 from 4.5

So,I'd like to ask a question about the mass downvoting of a certain app and its effects on the technical and business levels.

Would this question be on-topic here if it focused on the political aspect of why that app got negative reviews?

Note: I am asking on behalf of this user who does not have enough rep to participate here yet.

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I think it would be off-topic because the question as phrased is primarily not about governments, policies and political processes as defined in the Help Center.

While the Israel-Palestine conflict is in scope, questions asking how that conflict affects "technical and business" aspects of a social media app are not.

Of course there is a political aspect that motivates participation in mass downvoting, asking about that might be on-topic. In that case, the question would have to phrased in a way that it doesn't call for speculation.

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I'd like to ask a question about the mass downvoting of a certain app and its effects on the technical and business levels.

The motives for the people participating in a downvoting campaign are not relevant for the effects on the technical and business levels. So I don't think that this is a question about politics and political processes as defined in the help center.

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