Facebook is cracking down on anti-government extremist ‘boogaloos,’ but it has reportedly been profiting off boogaloo ads calling for violence for months (FB)

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Facebook on Tuesday banned hundreds of accounts and groups associated with the “boogaloo” movement, designating a subset of the anti-government extremist network as “violent.” But Facebook took money from boogaloo-affiliated advertisers for several months before its ban, BuzzFeed News reported. Some of those ads suggest violence, despite Facebook’s claims that it is cracking down on such content. Facebook has been facing growing pressure to take stronger action against hate speech and racism on its platform. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Facebook is banning a network of anti-government extremist “boogaloos” from its platform, calling the group

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