Facebook removes Trump’s campaign ads with Nazi symbolism for hate-speech violations

first_imgThe Trump ads also said “stand with your President and declare ANTIFA a Terrorist Organization.”The Trump campaign claimed that the down-pointing red triangle is an emoji and “symbol widely used by Antifia.” The Trump campaign also said it is not included in the Anti-Defamation League’s Hate Symbols Database. Meanwhile, ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said in a statement on Twitter that Nazis used “red triangles to identify their political victims in concentration camps. Using it to attack political opponents is highly offensive. @POTUS’ campaign needs to learn its history, as ignorance is no excuse for using Nazi-related symbols.” Facebook has pulled posts and ads from Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign over Nazi imagery that violates Facebook’s policy banning “organized hate.”The Trump ads stated “Dangerous MOBS of far-left groups,” which it claimed are “running through our streets and causing absolute mayhem.” The ads featured an upside-down triangle, which anti-hate groups said was strikingly similar to notorious Nazi symbols denoting political prisoners in World War II concentration camps.last_img

first_imgThe Trump ads also said “stand with your President and declare ANTIFA a Terrorist Organization.”The Trump campaign claimed that the down-pointing red triangle is an emoji and “symbol widely used by Antifia.” The Trump campaign also said it is not included in the Anti-Defamation League’s Hate Symbols Database. Meanwhile, ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said in a statement on Twitter that Nazis used “red triangles to identify their political victims in concentration camps. Using it to attack political opponents is highly offensive. @POTUS’ campaign needs to learn its history, as ignorance is no excuse for using Nazi-related symbols.” Facebook has pulled posts and ads from Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign over Nazi imagery that violates Facebook’s policy banning “organized hate.”The Trump ads stated “Dangerous MOBS of far-left groups,” which it claimed are “running through our streets and causing absolute mayhem.” The ads featured an upside-down triangle, which anti-hate groups said was strikingly similar to notorious Nazi symbols denoting political prisoners in World War II concentration camps.last_img

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