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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Facebook to ban Holocaust denial content from its platform

Following years of criticism, Facebook has banned Holocaust denial content from its platform.

The social media giant stated that content that denies or distorts the Holocaust will be removed from its platform.

It added that later this year, anyone searching for terms related to the Holocaust will be directed to credible and authoritative third-party sources.

This follows recent criticism from Holocaust survivors directed towards Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, urging him to remove Holocaust denial content from the platform.


Amazon deforestation reaches 12-year high, after over 11,000km2 of forest destroyed last year

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon has risen to a 12-year high this year, according to new figures released yesterday.

President Donald Trump raises $170 million for election defence fund

Donald Trump has raised nearly $170 million for his election defence fund

Ireland to sign up for fifth Covid-19 vaccine

Moderna's vaccine is to be discussed today at a Cabinet meeting

Non-essential retail, gyms, churches and hairdressers reopen today

As the Level 5 lockdown comes to an end, non-essential retail, churches, gyms and hairdressers have reopened
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