Facebook Bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos as ‘Dangerous’

By Anna Breuer on 2 May 2019
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DSC_0517Facebook, the world’s largest social media company, said it was banning numerous individuals including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, far-right political activist and conspiracy theorist Laura Loomer, and far-right talk show host Alex Jones, saying they violated policies that prohibit “dangerous individuals and organizations.”

Others impacted by the ban include white supremacist Paul Nehlen, polemicist and political commentator Milo Yiannopoulos, conspiracy theorist and Alex Jones protégé Paul Joseph Watson, and the conspiracy theory and fake news website Infowars, which is owned by Alex Jones.

“In an effort to prevent and disrupt real-world harm, we do not allow any organizations or individuals that proclaim a violent mission or are engaged in violence, from having a presence on Facebook,” the company said.

“This includes organizations or individuals involved terrorist activity, organized hate, mass or serial murder, human trafficking, and organized violence or criminal activity.

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