Marjorie Taylor Green says she also lost access to Facebook a day after Twitter Forbidden His personal account. Unlike Twitter’s suspension, which is permanent, Facebook’s punishment will last only 24 hours. According to New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, NBC News And other sources, Green Telegram and Gator (a social media platform for conservatives) have shared a screenshot showing him a Facebook notification that cannot be posted or commented on the website for 24 hours.
A spokesman confirmed to the publications that the social network had removed one of its posts for violating its policy, but “it is out of the scope to remove his account for this violation.” [its] Policy. “In particular, his post violated the COVID-19 misinformation rule of the meta-owned platform. It is noteworthy that Facebook and Twitter only suspended his personal accounts. His verified government accounts are active.
Green posted about “extremely high COVID vaccine deaths” with unverified raw data from the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System, or VAERS. The system is an official database operated by the CDC and the FDA, but it is up to individuals to submit their experience reports. VAERS ‘website States That it is not “designed to determine if a vaccine has caused health problems” and “overwork and evaluation” [of its data] A potential security concern needs to be further assessed. ” Taking a strict position Against misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine and vaccine in general by early 2021.
Green is known to question public health measures to prevent further spread of COVID-19. In addition to opposing the vaccine mandate, he is also famous Denies You have to wear a mask on the floor of the house racked up Thousands of dollars in fines. Talking about his Facebook suspension on Telegram and Gator, Green wrote:
“Facebook joined Twitter to censor me … Who hired Twitter and Facebook as the authority for information and misinformation? When Big Tech decides which political statements will be taken from elected members and which ones are not, they are against our government and against the government.” It works for the good of our people. “
Conservative politicians have long complained of being censored by the biggest social media platforms. Former President Donald Trump returns in October Announcement That he “plans to launch his own social network this year as part of his camp’s efforts to fight Silicon Valley’s big tech companies who have used their one-sided power to silence dissenting voices in America.”
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