Facebook blocks posts outing alleged Trump whistleblower

Facebook blocks posts outing alleged Trump whistleblower

Jack Morse 09/11/2019

There is at least one type of content that Facebook will unequivocally police. 

The social media giant has reportedly been blocking, and in some cases removing, posts to its platform that purport to name the national security whistleblower who kicked off the current impeachment-related investigation into President TrumpAccording to Reuters, the company announced the move Friday following the posting of an article that claims to identify the whistleblower.

We reached out to Facebook to confirm this report, but received no immediate response. Still, the action wouldn't be surprising — the company said in a statement to PCMag that naming the alleged whistleblower is in violation of its policies.  Read more...

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