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Facebook deletes post from Donald Trump containing misleading Covid-19 claim

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Facebook has deleted a post by US President Donald Trump for the first time, saying it violated its policy against spreading misinformation about the coronavirus.
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Twitter temporarily blocked the Trump campaign from tweeting after it shared a video of the president spreading COVID-19 misinformation

Twitter temporarily blocked the Trump campaign from tweeting after it shared a video of the president spreading COVID-19 misinformation

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Twitter briefly banned the Trump campaign's account from tweeting Wednesday after it violated the company's policies against COVID-19 misinformation, a spokesperson told Business Insider.
The campaign tweeted a video of Trump falsely claiming to Fox News that children are "almost immune" from the disease.
Trump also tweeted a link to the video , which has since been blocked, but the company did not take any action against the president's account.
Facebook took down a similar post by Trump earlier in the day for violating its own COVID-19 misinformation policies, a first for the...
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Facebook removed a Trump post because it violated the company's policies banning 'harmful COVID misinformation'

Facebook removed a Trump post because it violated the company's policies banning 'harmful COVID misinformation'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Facebook took down a post by President Donald Trump for violating its policies against misinformation.
Trump posted a video of his interview with Fox News where he falsely claimed that children are "almost immune" from COVID-19, which CNN reporter Donie O'Sullivan captured before it was removed from Facebook.
"This video includes false claims that a group of people is immune from COVID-19 which is a violation of our policies around harmful COVID misinformation," a Facebook spokesperson told Business Insider.
Facebook has applied fact-check labels to Trump's posts before but this is the...
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