Facebook bans white nationalism and separatism on its platforms

27 March 2019 - 20:09 By Reuters
Facebook has announced that it would ban praise, support and representation of white nationalism.
Facebook has announced that it would ban praise, support and representation of white nationalism.
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Facebook Inc on Wednesday announced a ban on praise, support and representation of white nationalism and separatism on its social media platforms, furthering its efforts to tackle hate speech.

These bans will be enforced next week, the social media giant said in a blog https://newsroom.fb.com/news/2019/03/standing-against-hate post.

Facebook said it would also start connecting people who search for terms associated with white supremacy to organizations focused on helping people leave behind hate groups. 


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