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1.  #12 Facebook’s Blacklist of “Dangerous Individuals and Organizations” Stifles Public Debate  

2022-11-26
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Facebook’s policy on “Dangerous Individuals and Organizations” (DIO) has become “an unaccountable system that disproportionately punishes certain communities,” Sam Biddle reported for the Intercept in October 2021. The policy, he… The post #12 Facebook’s Blacklist of “Dangerous Individuals and Organizations...

2.  Oversight Board tells Meta to stop complying with police requests to censor rap music  

2022-11-23
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Meta gives a heavy weight to police requests, even when it's to stifle creative expression. The post Oversight Board tells Meta to stop complying with police requests to censor rap music appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

3.  Rugby referee Nigel Owens locked out Facebook for revealing an insult directed to him  

2022-11-21
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Banned for 30 days. The post Rugby referee Nigel Owens locked out Facebook for revealing an insult directed to him appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

4.  Facebook tells fact-checkers to back off Donald Trump if he runs for president: report  

2022-11-16
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Facebook and its parent company Meta have instructed its army of fact-checkers that if former President Donald Trump declares his candidacy for 2024, anything he says that is reposted to the platform is off-limits.CNN obtained a memo on Tuesday ahead of Trump's anticipated announcement of another Whit...

5.  Facebook launches new tools to “combat climate misinformation”  

2022-11-09
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The tools will promote “authoritative climate information” and “fact-check“ what the platform deems to be “climate misinformation.“ The post Facebook launches new tools to “combat climate misinformation” appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

6.  Australians Against Covid spokesperson Craig Wallace speaks to WSWS about Facebook censorship  

2022-11-09
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“Hundreds of people denounced it as an outrageous denial of freedom of speech and suppression of accurate information… I’ve got no intention of stepping back from my COVID safety messaging and the rights of the disabled.”

7.  Instagram to automatically censor “a predefined list of offensive terms”  

2022-10-20
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In DM requests and Story replies The post Instagram to automatically censor “a predefined list of offensive terms” appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

8.  Court: Facebook “fact-check” label does not mean that the assessment is “objective fact”  

2022-10-15
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A case against a fact checker has been dismissed. The post Court: Facebook “fact-check” label does not mean that the assessment is “objective fact” appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

9.  Kanye West’s Instagram and Twitter accounts locked over antisemitic posts  

2022-10-09
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The rapper has also drawn heavy criticism for donning a ‘white lives matter’ T-shirt during Paris fashion weekKanye West has now had both his Instagram and Twitter accounts locked after antisemitic posts over the weekend.Twitter locked his account on Sunday after it removed one of West’s tweets sayin...

10.  Facebook censors wife of FBI whistleblower  

2022-09-27
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Account locked. The post Facebook censors wife of FBI whistleblower appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

11.  Facebook deletes group that used carrot emojis as code for the vaccine after BBC complains  

2022-09-20
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Groups with over 100,000 followers shut down. The post Facebook deletes group that used carrot emojis as code for the vaccine after BBC complains appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

12.  Breastfeeding clothing company loses revenue after sudden Facebook ban  

2022-09-19
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Facebook's censors shut down the company's ads account. The post Breastfeeding clothing company loses revenue after sudden Facebook ban appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

13.  Facebook blocks holocaust movie Beautiful Blue Eyes  

2022-09-16
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Appeals were denied. The post Facebook blocks holocaust movie Beautiful Blue Eyes appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

14.  Meta Oversight Board says Facebook’s image auto-censorship tech is broken, harming free speech  

2022-09-17
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The technology is automatically censoring speech. The post Meta Oversight Board says Facebook’s image auto-censorship tech is broken, harming free speech appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

15.  World's Most Prestigious Medical Journal Roasts Facebook Over “Inaccurate, Incompetent & Irresponsible” Fact Check  

2021-12-20
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World's Most Prestigious Medical Journal Roasts Facebook Over “Inaccurate, Incompetent & Irresponsible” Fact Check The Machiavellian quote (sic) that “if you're going to come at the king, you best not miss,“ may be about to bite Mark Zuckerberg and his army of fact-checking mercenaries. While Zuckerber...

16.  UK workers oppose Facebook’s censoring of German Socialist Equality Party’s anti-war video  

2022-04-04
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World Socialist Web Site
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“The WSWS provides a lone voice against the pro-war propaganda in the majority of the world’s media and, as such, must be defended by all conscious workers and youth.”

17.  Some Facebook employees demand censorship of climate change skepticism  

2022-06-20
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Becoming a bigger censorship target. The post Some Facebook employees demand censorship of climate change skepticism appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

18.  Senior Economist 'Fact Checked' By Facebook For Saying US Is In Recession  

2022-08-01
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Senior Economist 'Fact Checked' By Facebook For Saying US Is In Recession Authored by Steve Watson via Summit News, An experienced economist has been ‘fact checked’ and corrected by Facebook after he stated that the U.S. is now in a recession. Phil Magness, a researcher and educator with the America...

19.  Parents’ group hit with Facebook ban for benign posts  

2022-01-29
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The group has written to CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The post Parents’ group hit with Facebook ban for benign posts appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

20.  Most ‘Fact-Checking’ Organizations Facebook Uses In Ukraine Are Funded By Washington  

2022-08-03
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Popular Resistance
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Most of the fact-checking organizations Facebook has partnered with to monitor and regulate information about Ukraine are directly funded by the U.S. government, either through the U.S. Embassy or via the notorious National Endowment for Democracy (NED). In light of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, an informatio...

21.  Mike Baron’s pro-police graphic novel gets censored on Reddit and Facebook  

2022-01-26
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Campaign blocked. The post Mike Baron’s pro-police graphic novel gets censored on Reddit and Facebook appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

22.  Libs of TikTok is locked out of Facebook  

2022-08-18
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No reason given. The post Libs of TikTok is locked out of Facebook appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

23.  Lawmakers criticize Facebook for censoring local Wisconsin conservative news outlet  

2022-04-26
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Pushback. The post Lawmakers criticize Facebook for censoring local Wisconsin conservative news outlet appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

24.  Instagram reverses Libs of TikTok censorship after backlash  

2022-05-28
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Instagram never explained why it censored the account in the first place. The post Instagram reverses Libs of TikTok censorship after backlash appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

25.  Instagram blocked hashtag #IWillLightACandletoo, commemorating Iran missile strike plane victims  

2022-01-08
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Instagram users were marking the two-year anniversary. The post Instagram blocked hashtag #IWillLightACandletoo, commemorating Iran missile strike plane victims appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

26.  In March, Facebook censored around 25 million posts in India  

2022-05-04
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Compliance reports reveal. The post In March, Facebook censored around 25 million posts in India appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

27.  In major attack on free speech, Migrants NZ Facebook group forced to close  

2022-05-21
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World Socialist Web Site
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Migrants NZ, a popular forum on New Zealand’s draconian immigration policies with more than 75,000 members, shut down after its administrators were threatened with legal action.

28.  “Hate speech:” Facebook censors Senator Marsha Blackburn for saying biological males shouldn’t compete in women’s sports  

2022-05-22
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The post was deleted. The post “Hate speech:” Facebook censors Senator Marsha Blackburn for saying biological males shouldn’t compete in women’s sports appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

29.  FBI warned Facebook about a “dump” of “Russian disinfo” just before the Hunter Biden laptop story broke, Zuckerberg says  

2022-08-26
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Zuckerberg appeared this week on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast. The post FBI warned Facebook about a “dump” of “Russian disinfo” just before the Hunter Biden laptop story broke, Zuckerberg says appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

30.  Facebook’s former public policy director for elections suggests more censorship is needed  

2022-01-10
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Another voice adding pressure for more censorship online. The post Facebook’s former public policy director for elections suggests more censorship is needed appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

31.  Facebook to let “fact checkers” comment on posts that “may not be verifiably false”  

2022-08-27
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A new pilot program. The post Facebook to let “fact checkers” comment on posts that “may not be verifiably false” appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

32.  Facebook shuts down group after members made jokes about attacking fictional characters  

2022-07-31
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Overreach. The post Facebook shuts down group after members made jokes about attacking fictional characters appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

33.  Facebook reverses censorship of post saying men can’t give birth  

2022-08-15
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A rare reversal. The post Facebook reverses censorship of post saying men can’t give birth appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

34.  Facebook locks out Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene: “Facebook has joined Twitter in censoring me”  

2022-01-03
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Blocked from posting and commenting for 24 hours. The post Facebook locks out Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene: “Facebook has joined Twitter in censoring me” appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

35.  Facebook flags The Babylon Bee for “false information” over pregnant Ken doll satire  

2022-07-01
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The website faces constant censorship. The post Facebook flags The Babylon Bee for “false information” over pregnant Ken doll satire appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

36.  Facebook censors House Republicans for criticism of government spending on student loan payments  

2022-08-25
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A violation of “community standards.” The post Facebook censors House Republicans for criticism of government spending on student loan payments appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

37.  Facebook censored UK Catholic charity  

2022-01-06
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No explanation was given. The post Facebook censored UK Catholic charity appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

38.  Facebook bans Robert F. Kennedy Jr’s Children’s Health Defense  

2022-08-20
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Banned under Facebook's “misinformation” policy. The post Facebook bans Robert F. Kennedy Jr’s Children’s Health Defense appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

39.  Facebook bans Polish political party for “harmful misinformation” about Covid  

2022-01-06
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Konfederacja had over 670,000 followers. The post Facebook bans Polish political party for “harmful misinformation” about Covid appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

40.  Facebook bans New Zealand anti-vaccine mandate campaigner Chantelle Baker  

2022-08-21
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Baker says she was the subject of a media campaign to get her banned. The post Facebook bans New Zealand anti-vaccine mandate campaigner Chantelle Baker appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

41.  Facebook bans, locks out, Freedom Convoy admin  

2022-02-17
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Both personal and business accounts affected. The post Facebook bans, locks out, Freedom Convoy admin appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

42.  Facebook banned cocktail expert after he joked that peas should be illegal  

2022-01-17
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FB's algorithms thought it was an incitement to violence. The post Facebook banned cocktail expert after he joked that peas should be illegal appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

43.  Facebook and Instagram remove RFK Jr.’s anti-vax nonprofit for promoting misinformation: report  

2022-08-19
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During the COVID-19 pandemic, anti-vaxxers have been, to a large degree, far-right MAGA Republicans and evangelical Christian fundamentalists — although former President Donald Trump himself has encouraged vaccination, and former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has tried to put a pro-MAG...

44.  Facebook and Instagram ban Andrew Tate  

2022-08-20
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Platforms are currently facing calls to ban the social media personality. The post Facebook and Instagram ban Andrew Tate appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

45.  ‘Bizarre Decisions From Facebook Call Into Question Moderation Systems’ - CounterSpin interview with Jon Lloyd on Facebook disinformation  

2022-08-26
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Janine Jackson interviewed Global Witness’s Jon Lloyd about Facebook disinformation for the August 19, 2022, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript.   Janine Jackson: Social media platforms’ role in shaping the sharing and fomenting of ideas that they purport to merely facilitat...

46.  Another alleged Facebook whistleblower is calling for censorship  

2021-10-24
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Another round. The post Another alleged Facebook whistleblower is calling for censorship appeared first on Reclaim The Net.