Facebook bans Taliban profiles, also on WhatsApp and Instagram

Facebook bans Taliban profiles, also on WhatsApp and Instagram

“They are a terrorist organization sanctioned under the law of the United States,” said the platform

Facebook has banned Taliban profiles this Tuesday and of those who support or praise them on the social network, in addition to the WhatsApp messaging application and on Instagram, as reported in a statement.

The company has protected its decision in its policy regarding dangerous organizations, which will allow them to block profiles managed by the Taliban or who speak on their behalf.

“The Taliban are a terrorist organization sanctioned under the law of the United States,” added Facebook, according to the US press. However, these are not officially designated as a foreign terrorist organization by the United States.

The company has detailed that it employs a “group of experts in Afghanistan, whose native language is Pashtun or Dari Persian, who have knowledge of the local context.” Your task is to remove the prohibited material.

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