Category: Deletes

Facebook deletes Brazil President’s coronavirus misinfo post
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Facebook deletes Brazil President’s coronavirus misinfo post

Facebook has diverted from its policy of not fact-checking politicians in order to prevent the spread of potentially harmful coronavirus misinformation from Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Facebook made the decisive choice to remove a video shared by Bolsonaro on Sunday where he claimed that “hydroxychloroquine is working in all places.” That’s despite the drug still…

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Mark Hamill Deletes Facebook, But Will He Turn Off His TV?
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Mark Hamill Deletes Facebook, But Will He Turn Off His TV?

Star Wars legend Mark Hamill announced he’s deleting Facebook, and slammed Mark Zuckerberg for valuing “profit more than truthfulness.” Hamill joins a bevy of celebrities and politicians who have condemned Facebook for its role in U.S. elections and its 2020 campaign ad policy. But Facebook is following the exact political ad policy television stations have…

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