Fb spokesperson Andy Stone confirmed the corporate eliminated the publish for breaking its guidelines on Covid-19 misinformation.
President Trump has, by his personal admission, played down the threat of Covid-19
. Now, whereas battling his personal bout of the illness, he has continued to dishonestly downplay the severity of the virus.
His publish on Tuesday falsely equated Covid-19 to the seasonal flu.
The President additionally posted the identical message on Twitter. That publish remains to be dwell, however Twitter has appended a message to the Tweet stating it violated the corporate’s rule on spreading deceptive data associated to Covid-19.
In August, Facebook and Twitter removed a post
by Trump for holding false claims about Covid-19. The publish contained a video of President throughout a Fox Information interview wherein he falsely claimed that youngsters are “virtually immune” to the virus.