Facebook Suspends Account of Venezuelan Leader

Published March 28th, 2021 - 07:27 GMT
Venezuelan President's Facebook account suspended.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro gestures as he presents the annual report of his government before the National Assembly in Caracas on January 12, 2021. Federico Parra / AFP
Highlights
Company says Nicolas Maduro’s Facebook account freezed for 30 days.

Facebook on Saturday announced that it suspended the account of the leader of Venezuela for 30 days.

Nicolas Maduro violated the social media platform’s policies by promoting misinformation about a medicine called Carvatinir, which he claimed cures the coronavirus, the company said.

Facebook suspended the account and removed the video that was posted by Maduro.


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