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Greene’s Facebook account suspended for 24 hours

Facebook on Monday suspended Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s (R-Ga.) account for 24 hours for spreading COVID-19 misinformation, just one day after her personal Twitter account was permanently suspended for the same reason.

On her Telegram account, Greene shared a screenshot of a message from Facebook stating that she would be barred from posting anything for the next 24 hours.

“Facebook has joined Twitter in censoring me. This is beyond censorship of speech,” Greene wrote. “I’m an elected Member of Congress representing over 700,000 US tax paying citizens and I represent their voices, values, defend their freedoms, and protect the Constitution.”

Greene’s verified congressional Facebook account is still up.

In a statement provided to The Hill, a spokesperson for Meta, Facebook’s parent company, said, “A post violated our policies and we have removed it; but removing her account for this violation is beyond the scope of our policies.” 

On Sunday, Twitter permanently suspended Greene’s personal account, citing “repeated violations” of its policies. Greene’s congressional account is still active. After her account was taken down, Greene called Twitter the “enemy to America.”

In a Telegram post on Monday, Greene stated that Twitter had accidentally suspended her account two other times and argued their claims that she had violated their policies five previous times was incorrect. She demanded that her personal account be restored immediately.

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