Facebook Blocks Hashtags About Election Fraud

Facebook Restricted Government US Election 2020

Facebook blocked the hashtags #sharpiegate and #stopthesteal in the days following the 2020 US election. Reclaim The Net reported:

If a user searches those blocked hashtags, they are presented with a message saying such content is “temporarily hidden” as it goes against “community standards.”

Sources / Relevant Material

  1. Reclaim The Net "Facebook blocks hashtags alleging voting corruption" by Cindy Harper (6 Nov 2020)
  2. TechCrunch "Facebook blocks hashtags for #sharpiegate, #stopthesteal election conspiracies" by Sarah Perez, Taylor Hatmaker (5 Nov 2020)