Marjorie Taylor Greene says she also lost access to Facebook, the day after Twitter forbidden her personal account. Unlike Twitter’s suspension, which is permanent, Facebook’s penalty will only last 24 hours. According to New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, NBC News and other sources, Greene shared a screenshot on Telegram and Gettr (a social media platform for conservatives) showing a Facebook notice telling her she can’t post or comment on the 24 Hours website.
A spokesman confirmed to the publications that the social network had removed one of her posts for violating its rules, but that “removing her account for this violation is out of the scope [its] In particular, her post violated the disinformation rules about the COVID-19 platform owned by Meta. It is worth noting that Facebook and Twitter only suspended her personal accounts. Her verified government accounts remain active.
Greene reportedly reported an “extremely high number of deaths from the COVID vaccine” with unverified raw data from the vaccine’s Adverse Event Reporting System, or VAERS. The system is a government database managed by the CDC and FDA, but relies on individuals to submit reports of their experience. VAERS website states that “it is not designed to determine whether the vaccine has caused a health problem” and that “additional work and evaluation [of its data] It is necessary to further assess possible security reasons, “Facebook said take a firmer stance against misinformation about vaccines against COVID-19 and vaccines in general in early 2021.
Greene is known for questioning the public health measures that have been introduced to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. In addition to opposing the mandates of the vaccine, she is also famous refused to wear a mask on the floor of the house and have charged tens of thousands of dollars in fines. Speaking about her Facebook suspension on Telegram and Gettr, Greene wrote:
“Facebook has joined Twitter in censorship … Who set Twitter and Facebook to be authorities of information and disinformation? When Big Tech decides which political speech of elected members is accepted and what is not, then they work against our government and against the interest of our people. “
Conservative politicians have long complained about the censorship of the largest social networks. Back in October, former President Donald Trump announced to plan to launch its own social network this year as part of its camp’s efforts to fight “major Silicon Valley technology companies, which have used their unilateral power to silence opposing voices in America.”
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