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Facebook and Instagram ban far-right figures Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson, Paul Nehlen, David Duke and Laura Loomer, and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, from their platforms and remove their pages for allegedly engaging in "violence and hate".

Facebook announced Thursday afternoon that it was banning people including Louis Farrakhan, the Nation of Islam leader notorious for anti-Semitic language and right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from its platforms.

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Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Milo Yiannopoulos, InfoWars and others from its platforms as 'dangerous'

Changes:

  1. Facebook and Instagram ban activists Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson, Paul Nehlen, and Laura Loomer from their platforms and remove their pages, citing their call to violence and hate-mongering as the reason.
  2. Facebook and Instagram ban far-right figures Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson, Paul Nehlen, David Duke, and Laura Loomer from their platforms and remove their pages for allegedly engaging in "violence and hate".
  3. Facebook and Instagram ban far-right figures Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson, Paul Nehlen, David Duke and Laura Loomer, and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, from their platforms and remove their pages for allegedly engaging in "violence and hate".

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