Page advocating murder of Donald Trump does not violate FB community standards

Page advocating murder of Donald Trump does not violate FB community standards
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Who says Facebook doesn’t support free speech? On Thursday, a report emerged that Mark Zuckerberg’s online empire is allowing a page that advocates the murder of presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump, telling users since April that it does not violate their nebulous Community Standards.

The page, “I F*****g Want to Kill Donald Trump,” features an image of the candidate in make-up with a headline that reads, “Dead Clown Walking.”

A recent post shows Trump as a corpse and is captioned, “What is your weapon of choice?”

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[Paul Joseph] Watson added:

When Brook Perkins complained directly to Facebook about the page, he was told it would be removed, but the company took no action.

“This is obviously a credible threat of violence,” Perkins told Infowars. “I reported the page and Facebook agreed with me, saying it violates community standards. So they said they would take it down. Alas, seconds later, the page is back up, if they even did take it down at all. Is Facebook actively and knowingly hosting content that violates their rules?”

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