Facebook bans far-right group Proud Boys and founder Gavin McInnes

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Far-right group Proud Boys and its founder Gavin McInnes have been banned from Facebook and Instagram.

The thinly-veiled white nationalist group used Facebook as a recruiting tool, with numerous groups and pages to organise and attract members.

Business Insider first reported the ban, which comes after violence between the group and anti-fascist protesters in New York City earlier this month, resulting in five arrests of Proud Boys members. 

It seems Facebook has finally deemed McInnes and the group to be a hate organization or figure. Read more…

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‘Free speech’ social platform Gab goes offline after fatal Pittsburgh shooting

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Gab has gone offline.

The self-described “free speech social media platform” is taking time off the internet, after landing under the spotlight when the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect was revealed to be a poster and user on the site.

Gab posted a message on its homepage, announcing that the site will be “inaccessible for a period of time” as it works “around the clock” to transition a new hosting provider.

The platform has been banned by PayPal, and fellow online payment service Stripe is looking to cut off the site. Gab’s new hosting service, Joyent, reportedly will suspend the site from 9 a.m. ET on Monday, Oct. 29.  Read more…

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