Facebook Bans Trump Through Biden Inauguration, Maybe Longer

Facebook and Instagram will bar President Donald Trump from posting on its system at least until the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, the platform said Thursday. In a post announcing the unprecedented move, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said th...

False Claims of Voting Fraud, Pushed by Trump, Thrive Online

It started months before Election Day with false claims on Facebook and Twitter that mail-in ballots cast for President Donald Trump had been chucked in dumpsters or rivers. Now, a week after the final polls closed, falsehoods about dead people voting and b...
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Conservative Social Media Warrior Brandau Quits Twitter

Fresno firebrand conservative and county supervisor Steve Brandau said Monday afternoon that he was quitting Twitter cold turkey. "I am deleting my account tonight and throwing away 2,000 followers," he told me. Indeed, a search today for his handle on t...
Photo of Eva Schloss, the stepsister of Anne Frank and a Holocaust survivor

Holocaust Survivors Urge Facebook to Remove Denial Posts

BERLIN — Holocaust survivors around the world are lending their voices to a campaign launched Wednesday targeting Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg, urging him to take action to remove denial of the Nazi genocide from the social media site. Coordinated by the N...