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Facebook won’t ban InfoWars in its fake news purge — a site that says 9/11 was staged and the moon landing was fake

Business Insider Friday, 13 July 2018
Facebook won’t ban InfoWars in its fake news purge — a site that says 9/11 was staged and the moon landing was fake· *Facebook has been widely criticised for allowing conspiracy site InfoWars to have a page on its platform.*
· *The company held a press event on Wednesday where it emphasised its crackdown on misinformation and fake news — but it didn't have a good explanation when asked by CNN why InfoWars still had a presence.*
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On Wednesday Facebook gave a presentation to US media outlets about its efforts to combat misinformation. On Friday Business Insider reported that Facebook has drawn in scrutiny after allowing the conspiracy-theory site Infowars to have a page on its platform. At a press event in which it emphasized...

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