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Facebook is cracking down on anti-government extremist ‘boogaloos,’ but it has reportedly been profiting off boogaloo ads calling for violence for months

Facebook on Tuesday banned hundreds of accounts and groups associated with the “boogaloo” movement, designating a subset of the anti-government extremist network as “violent.” But Facebook took money from boogaloo-affiliated advertisers for several months before its ban, BuzzFeed News reported. Some of those ads suggest violence, despite Facebook’s claims that […]
Facebook is cracking down on anti-government extremist ‘boogaloos,’ but it has reportedly been profiting off boogaloo ads calling for violence for months
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A man charged with killing a federal officer during George Floyd protests is tied to the far-right ‘Boogaloo’ movement, authorities say

A man who was charged with killing two officers in recent weeks – including one standing guard during an anti-police brutality protest following George Floyd’s death – has ties to the far-right “Boogaloo” movement, authorities said in federal court documents. Air Force Staff Sgt. Steve Carrillo was charged with killing […]
A man charged with killing a federal officer during George Floyd protests is tied to the far-right ‘Boogaloo’ movement, authorities say