Facebook and Instagram Aim to Remove All QAnon Content

The platforms began the process in August, but only for accounts mentioning potential violence

crowd with people holding QAnon signs
Ads promoting QAnon conspiracy theories were formally banned on Facebook and Instagram last week. Getty Images

Facebook says it will scrub content related to unfounded conspiracy theory QAnon from its platform and sister company, Instagram, from all pages, groups and accounts representing QAnon, regardless of whether they share content related to potential violence.

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