Facebook moves to limit spread of 'Boogaloo' groups after charges

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Facebook Inc is making it harder to find user groups associated with the term 'Boogaloo,' which refers to a potential U.S. civil war or the collapse of civilization, the company said on Thursday.

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Facebook will no longer recommend such groups to members of similar associations, a spokeswoman for the world’s largest social media network said. A series of reports this year by researchers and media have drawn attention to the loose movement and its propagation on social media. In April, an advocacy group called the Tech Transparency Project warned that Boogaloo followers were discussing taking up arms while promoting protests to “liberate” states from coronavirus restrictions.

 

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'limit the spread'?

attn MLChristiansen

Nice to see that Mark Zuckerberg now see the need to moderated/censor content.

Boogaloo is a term we used as teen agers for those flared pants in the 70s worn with platform shoes.

But not Trump's swamp?

Too little, too late.

'Hey let's pretend like we are against hate speech. The news will suck it up'

Well ... that is a start. Do they realize realDonaldTrump is a member?

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