Facebook censored its first daughter Tiffany Trump on Friday, preventing people from posting her tweets after marking them as spam.
The social giant’s censorship, which the company later called a “mistake”,. Follows harsh criticism from Capitol Hill on Facebook and Twitter limiting access to Post reports of Hunter Biden’s emails implicating his father.. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, in trade deals. in China and Ukraine.
Facebook has blocked users from sharing the Georgetown Law graduate, 27’s tweets, on Facebook Messenger, and on their news feeds.
An error message read: “This URL violates the standards of our spam community: twitter.com/tiffanyatrump.”
The restriction was lifted after several hours following a request for comment from The Post.
A Facebook spokesperson told the Post, “The URL was incorrectly flagged by our automated systems as spam. We fixed the error. “
The social network has not banned linking to the Twitter accounts of Trump’s other adult children, including sons Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump, known to post political content more frequently.
He occasionally speaks for his father, including in August at the Republican National Convention. On Saturday, he will host with former acting intelligence director Richard Grenell,. A “Trump Pride” event in Tampa, Florida, for the president’s gay supporters in the undecided state.
At the RNC, Tiffany criticized the social media giants for their anti-Trump bias.
“People must recognize that our thoughts, opinions and even the choice of who we vote for are invisibly being manipulated and coerced by the giants of technology and the media,” he said.
Following the social media censorship of The Post’s Hunter Biden reports,. Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee scheduled a hearing Tuesday to subpoena Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to testify about the distribution block. News.
Republican senators also invited Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear,. But so far they are not forcing him to discuss unspecified steps taken to limit the distribution of The Post’s articles on Hunter Biden.
Facebook’s director of policy communications Andy Stone, a former Democratic operative, wrote Wednesday that Facebook was “reducing [the] distribution on our platform” of the Post’s cover story “pending review of the post.