Facebook bans QAnon across all its platforms

Photo credit: AP, Ted S. Warren

Facebook announced on Tuesday it would ban all accounts, pages and groups representing the fringe conspiracy theory group QAnon from its platforms.

Why it matters: Facebook previously banned or restricted hundreds of groups, pages and Instagram accounts that “demonstrated significant risks to public safety” due to their ties to QAnon, but the latest update goes even further — removing all accounts “even if they contain no violent content.”

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