paypal is canceling accounts used by the proud boys gavin mcinnes and antifa groups
PayPal said today that it will cancel accounts used by far-right group the Proud Boys as well as multiple accounts from anti-fascist groups. The move will make it much harder for the groups to raise money online. The decision is the latest act of “de-platforming” by the tech industry, which has been grappling with how to effectively handle users that promote hateful or violent ideologies. the move will make it harder for the groups to raise money The ban will include the Proud Boys account as we... THE VERGE 7 days
PayPal has shut down several accounts, including those for far-right group the Proud Boys and their founder, Gavin...
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The far-right group the Proud Boys and its founder, Gavin McInnes, have been banned from Facebook and Instagram because of...
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Facebook has started banning both individual accounts and pages, as well as associated groups, that are affiliated with the far-right extremist group the Proud...
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Twitter has deleted thousands of automated accounts posting messages that tried to discourage and dissuade voters from casting their ballot in the upcoming election...
Facebook has removed 82 pages, groups and accounts for “coordinated inauthentic behavior” that originated out of Iran. The social networking giant discovered the “inauthentic behavior” a week ago, according to a...
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