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Facebook and Instagram ban antisemitic conspiracy theories and blackface

Decision comes after criticism of slow response to Wiley’s antisemitic posts

Conspiracy theories about Jewish people “controlling the world” are to be explicitly banned from Facebook and Instagram for the first time, after the company announced an update to its content policies on Tuesday.

The ban on “certain kinds of implicit hate speech” would also include content depicting blackface, Facebook’s vice-president of integrity, Guy Rosen, said.

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