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Sheryl Sandberg says Facebook is standing at the ready to take down any posts from President Trump that violate the company's rules around hate speech, health misinformation or voter suppression.
"When the president violates our hate speech standards or gives false information about voter suppression or coronavirus, it comes down," Sandberg told MSNBC. Of course, Facebook routinely says Trump's posts don't violate their preexisting policies (which can be pretty narrow.). That's kind of the whole problem. But that's a conversation for another day.
Emily Birnbaum ( @birnbaum_e) is a tech policy reporter with Protocol. Her coverage focuses on the U.S. government's attempts to regulate one of the most powerful industries in the world, with a focus on antitrust, privacy and politics. Previously, she worked as a tech policy reporter with The Hill after spending several months as a breaking news reporter. She is a Bethesda, Maryland native and proud Kenyon College alumna.