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Facebook, Twitter remove Trump posts sharing COVID-19 misinformation

CBS News Thursday, 6 August 2020
Social media giants Facebook and Twitter have taken action against the president and his campaign after each posted a video of Mr. Trump making false claims about the coronavirus. This is the first time Facebook as ever removed a post from the president's page. Weijia Jiang reports.
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Facebook and Twitter pulled posts by U.S. President Donald Trump and his campaign Wednesday, alleging the posts violated their rules on sharing misinformation about the coronavirus. Gloria Tso reports.

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