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Facebook limits spread of 'Boogaloo' groups amid protests

Reuters Friday, 5 June 2020
Facebook Inc is making it harder to find user groups associated with the term "Boogaloo," which refers to a potential U.S. civil war or the collapse of civilization, the company said on Thursday.
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