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Facebook, Twitter purge violent rhetoric, Philadelphia police make arrests over suspected plot to attack vote count – ABC News

Facebook removes a group where Donald Trump supporters posted violent rhetoric, as police investigate an alleged plot to attack vote counting in Philadelphia.

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Facebook has removed a fast-growing group in which supporters of US President Donald Trump posted violent rhetoric, as it and other companies tackle baseless claims and potential violence after a contentious election.
Key points:

  • Facebook said it found “worrying calls for violence” in the Stop the Steal group
  • Philadelphia police are investigating an alleged plot to attack a vote-counting centre
  • Twitter suspended former Trump adviser Steve Bannon over a call to murder Dr Anthony Fauci

The Stop the…

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