Facebook Purges QAnon Conspiracy Accounts Among Other Disinformation

State-sponsored networks and anti-immigrants accounts were also banned

Facebook cracks down on disinformation. Photo Illustration: Trent Joaquin; Sources: Facebook, Unsplash

In its latest purge, Facebook removed eight different networks that were disseminating disinformation, including accounts, groups and pages linked to the alleged QAnon conspiracy, a pro-Trump theory that maintains there is a “deep state” working against the president.

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