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Concerns Mount Over Hate Groups’ Use of Facebook to Promote Violence

Facebook has come under sharp scrutiny following the armed protests against Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over her stay-at-home orders, which led to the Michigan state capitol being closed Thursday. Facebook insists it is taking measures to prevent being used as a channel for hate groups and conspiracy theorists.

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NYC Attacks Connected to Coronavirus Investigated as Hate Crimes

A 23-year-old woman and a 59-year-old man, both of Asian descent, were attacked in separate incidents, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the “despicable” incidents would be investigated, adding, “There is zero evidence that people of Asian descent bear any additional responsibility for the transmission of the coronavirus.”