Facebook has a fringe conspiracy theory problem, and it’s getting worse by the day. The far-right qanon movement continues to flourish on the social network.
Investigation details how qanon account and page owners caught wind of Facebook’s crackdown in early May. Earlier today, Verizon announced its participation in a growing advertising boycott of Facebook and Instagram.
Verizon just announced that its pulling ads from Facebook following a letter from the ADL showing that its ads were running next to qanon content.
As many as 100 Facebook pages, profiles and groups, as well as Instagram accounts, have more than 1,000 followers or active members. Some are as large as 150,000 followers or members.