Category: Instagram

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Jan
2021

President Donald Trump Blocked From Facebook And Instagram ‘Indefinitely’ After Platforms Used To ‘Incite Violent Insurrection’President Donald Trump Blocked From Facebook And Instagram ‘Indefinitely’ After Platforms Used To ‘Incite Violent Insurrection’

President Donald Trump will be blocked from using Facebook and Instagram “indefinitely” — and at least until the transition of power to President-elect Joe Biden is complete — the company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Thursday, after pro-Trump rioters stormed the Capitol on Wednesday. “The shocking events of the last 24 hours clearly demonstrate that President […]

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Oct
2020

Facebook Admits To Suppressing Anti-Government Posts As Protests Rage In NigeriaFacebook Admits To Suppressing Anti-Government Posts As Protests Rage In Nigeria

October 22, 2020 5:11 PM ET Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram have been incorrectly flagging protest-related posts in Nigeria as “false-information,” according to Vice.  Users in the most populous country in Africa began highlighting the issue as protests against police brutality intensified on Wednesday, Vice reports. Posts that included the hashtag #EndSARS were stopped by […]

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Oct
2020

Pro-Trump Celebrity Kaya Jones Says Social Media Censorship Is Getting WorsePro-Trump Celebrity Kaya Jones Says Social Media Censorship Is Getting Worse

Pro-Trump Celebrity and recording artist Kaya Jones sat down with the Daily Caller to discuss the vice presidential debate and her view that censorship of conservatives online is only getting worse. Jones explained to White House Correspondent Anders Hagstrom how she came to be a Trump supporter even as a celebrity, which tend to be […]

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Aug
2020

EXCLUSIVE: Madison Cawthorn Responds To Backlash Over Visit To Hitler’s ‘Eagles Nest,’ Liking Betsy Ross FlagEXCLUSIVE: Madison Cawthorn Responds To Backlash Over Visit To Hitler’s ‘Eagles Nest,’ Liking Betsy Ross Flag

August 13, 2020 10:39 AM ET Madison Cawthorn, a Republican candidate for North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District, is facing controversy after a Jezebel article speculated whether some of his social media posts were anti-semitic. Cawthorn responded specifically to backlash over his use of the word “Führer” in an Instagram post about visiting one of Adolf […]

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Jul
2020

Facebook, Instagram Form Inclusivity Teams To Analyze How Algorithms Affect MinoritiesFacebook, Instagram Form Inclusivity Teams To Analyze How Algorithms Affect Minorities

Facebook and Instagram will develop teams to analyze potential racial bias on the social media platforms to see if the platforms differently affect minority users, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The teams were created partly in response to advertiser boycotts of the company due to internal policies and employee dissatisfaction with official responses to […]

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Jul
2020

Young People Are Allegedly Creating Mask-Free Coronavirus Speakeasies As Infection Rate Among That Generation RisesYoung People Are Allegedly Creating Mask-Free Coronavirus Speakeasies As Infection Rate Among That Generation Rises

July 16, 2020 12:14 PM ET Bars and other locations across New York City have allegedly been hosting secret parties that ignore coronavirus protection efforts. The secret parties have been shared by multiple accounts on social media and show young adults as the primary party-goer, per Gothamist. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced […]

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Jul
2020

‘It’s America You Should Be Speaking English’: Radio Host Reportedly Fired After Demanding Workers Stop Speaking Spanish‘It’s America You Should Be Speaking English’: Radio Host Reportedly Fired After Demanding Workers Stop Speaking Spanish

Dianna Ploss was fired Saturday from her radio show at WSMN 1590 after a video was released of her yelling at workers who were reportedly speaking Spanish. The video, which was allegedly posted to her Facebook profile and has since been removed, was reposted on Instagram on the account Crazy Karens. “You should be speaking […]

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Jun
2020

Facebook, Twitter And Instagram Disable Trump Campaign Video Tribute To George Floyd Over Copyright ClaimsFacebook, Twitter And Instagram Disable Trump Campaign Video Tribute To George Floyd Over Copyright Claims

June 05, 2020 11:50 PM ET Facebook, Twitter and Instagram disabled a Trump campaign video honoring George Floyd on all three of their social media platforms Friday, citing copyright claims. The campaign video, which YouTube has kept up, contains President Donald Trump’s voice playing in the background behind pictures and videos of both protests and […]

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