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KEY POINTS

  • Joe Biden’s campaign has accused Facebook of not enforcing its guidelines in order to avoid removing misinformation from Donald Trump and his campaign
  • Facebook’s policies purportedly ban such posts, but the content has remained up with only a warning attached.
  • Twitter has taken a more proactive stance, hiding misinformation, suspending even prominent sources and banning political ads altogether

Facebook is under fire again, accused of not following its own rules mandating the removal of misinformation.

Those policies,  if enforced, would place the social media giant on a collision course with Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.  Facebook rarely removes misinformation posted by Trump or his campaign, but Twitter has shown a willingness for more aggressive action.

In a scathing letter acquired by Axios, Joe Biden’s campaign manager Jen O’Malley Dillon said that Facebook has consistently declined to take action against content such as this video from Donald Trump Jr. The

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