CNN: Facebook Removing “Freedom” Protests in NJ, CA and NE at Request of State Governments
CNN reports that Facebook is removing announcements promoting upcoming freedom protests because they violate stay-at-home orders.
A Facebook spokesperson says they stepped in and blocked the promotions at the request of government leaders in California, Nebraska and New Jersey.
This is a development story. More to come.
Anti-quarantine protests being organized through Facebook in California, New Jersey, and Nebraska, are being removed from the platform on the instruction of governments in those three states because it violates stay-at-home orders, Facebook spokesperson @andymstone tells @donie.
— Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) April 20, 2020