In some cases, Facebook will leave up a rule-breaking post from an elected official because it's been declared 'newsworthy and in the public interest.' Now the company is going to label such posts to make this distinction clear.
Facebook's decision to leave up a post by President Trump threatening "when the looting starts, the shooting starts" in reference to the George Floyd protests is continuing to damage the company's reputation.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Friday the company would leave up a post by President Trump which appeared to threaten U.S. protesters. Twitter placed the same post behind a block for "glorifying violence."