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Facebook and YouTube move to block spread of supposed whistleblower’s name

The Washington Post - Fri 8 Nov 19

Facebook said it would block references to the supposed whistleblower’s name under its policy against “coordinating harm.” But Twitter said it would permit such references, including posts ...

US law student takes Facebook to court for 'censoring' name of alleged Ukrainian Trump whistleblower

Daily Mail - Wed 13 Nov 19

The posts, by Connecticut, U.S, law student Cameron Atkinson, were purposefully intended to test Facebook's censorship of the whistleblower's identity. Named by conservative news outlets.

Facebook reportedly bans mentions of White House whistleblower's name - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Fri 8 Nov 19

The social media giant is removing any posts naming names, reports say.

Facebook and YouTube say they are removing content mentioning potential whistleblower's name

CNN - Fri 8 Nov 19

Facebook and YouTube said Friday that they were removing content that mentioned the potential name of the whistleblower whose complaint sparked an impeachment probe into President Trump. ...

Facebook bans naming alleged Trump impeachment whistleblower

The Verge - Fri 8 Nov 19

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is removing content that potentially names the anonymous whistleblower who sparked a presidential impeachment inquiry, saying it ...

The internet thought it found the Trump whistleblower's picture. The internet was wrong

CNN - Fri 8 Nov 19

Right-wing social media accounts have been widely sharing two photographs that they claim show the whistleblower at the center of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump and prove ...

Facebook bars content claiming to name Trump impeachment whistleblower

Reuters Technology - Fri 8 Nov 19

Facebook Inc. is taking down any content that claims to name the anonymous whistleblower who ignited an impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump, the social network said on Friday. ...