Facebook Inc. (FB) on Wednesday said it has taken down hundreds of Facebook Pages, groups, and Instagram accounts linked to QAnon and the Antifa movement in a move to restrict those groups' ability to organize on its social-networking platforms. Facebook has also blocked hashtags associated with QAnon, a conspiracy theorist organization, as well as those connected to Antifa and other violent groups. "We already remove content calling for or advocating violence and we ban organizations and individuals that proclaim a violent mission," Facebook said in a statement ( /).
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