The social media platform reported on Wednesday that it had removed a post from its page President Donald Trump because he contained false allegations about Covid-19.
The post was one video an interview given by the President to Fox News on Wednesday morning.
«This video released by Donald Trump contains false claims that a group of people are unharmed by Covid-19, andc it violates The policies harmful coronavirus misinformation, "Said the Facebook representative, Andy Stone, on Wednesday night.
Stone also said that the specific comments that violated Facebook rules were Trump's false claims that children are almost immune to the virus.
Η Courtney Parella, a spokesman for the Trump campaign, said in response to the removal of the Facebook post that the President "indicates that children are less susceptible to coronavirus.»
Blame her Silicon Valley that it is biased against the President and even stressed that "social networking companies are not the arbiters of the truth. "
In June, Facebook scrapped ads promoted by the Trump campaign because of the use of a Nazi symbol.
The CEO of the social networking site, Mark Zuckerberg, has faced strong criticism, even from his staff, for not taking action against Trump's inflammatory posts about recent racial protests in the United States.