Facebook Freezes the Account of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro

The action was taken due to misinformation about Covid-19


Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro joined former U.S. President Donald Trump in a very exclusive club: the club of world leaders who have been suspended by Facebook.

Maduro’s account was frozen over the weekend for spreading misinformation about Covid-19 by repeatedly claiming that Venezuelan-made mostly herbal liquid Carvativir can cure the virus. The last post on the account was last Friday.

A Facebook spokesperson said, “We removed a video posted to President Nicolás Maduro’s page for violating our policies against misinformation

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