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Facebook, Instagram indiscriminately flag #EndSars posts as fake news

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Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots

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‘Long overdue’: Facebook bans white nationalism on its platforms

Social network extends ban on hate speech to prohibit promotion and support of white nationalism and white separatism

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