Facebook deactivates nearly 200 accounts related to hate groups

Facebook has deactivates nearly 200 social media accounts related to white supremacy groups that planned to encourage members to attend protests over police violence against black people — in some cases with weapons, company officials said Friday..


The accounts on Instagram and Facebook which are in to the Proud Boys and the American Guard in that two hate groups were already banned on the platforms.Facebook Officials were already monitoring the accounts in preparation for removing them when they saw the posts attempting to exploit the ongoing protests which is started by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

The company did not provide information about the accounts and also not revealed the their specific plans for protests.

Posted in Tech News on Jun 08, 2020


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