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Facebook to Extend Hate Speech Policy to Politicians

HeadlineJun 04, 2021

Facebook is expected to announce it will no longer allow politicians to break the social media company’s rules on hate speech. The decision is based on recommendations from Facebook’s Oversight Board and comes as the social media giant is weighing whether to permanently ban former President Trump from its platform over his racist comments and his incitements to violence ahead of the January 6 Capitol insurrection.

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