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Sheryl Sandberg says she’s ‘glad’ president was blocked

Guardian, 12 Jan 2021
Facebook is cracking down on content using the 'stop the steal' phrase behind false election claims as firm's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, says she’s ‘glad’ president was blocked. Content supporting the movement will be removed from the platform, while posts containing the phrase to either condemn it or discuss the topic neutrally will be allowed to remain.
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The policy change is the latest effort to target misinformation and the incitement of violence on Facebook, after Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building on Wednesday

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