Jun 18, 2020

Facebook removes Trump ad over 'Nazi hate symbol'

Facebook says it has removed adverts for US President Donald Trump's re-election campaign that featured a symbol used in Nazi Germany. "The inverted red triangle is a symbol used by Antifa, so it was included in an ad about Antifa," Tim Murtaugh, a spokesman for the Trump campaign, said in a statement. Forget Twitter for now, Facebook is the platform that Mr Trump really cares about. Earlier this month, Facebook employees spoke out against the tech giant's decision not to remove or flag a controversial post by Mr Trump relating to the protests over Mr Floyd's death. Mr Trump had tweeted the same comments, but Twitter placed a warning over the content, which it said "Glorified violence".

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