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Report: Facebook wrongly blocking news articles about coronavirus

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Business Insider reports Facebook is blocking some legitimate news articles about the coronavirus in an apparent bug in the social media giant's spam filters.

Articles from Business Insider, BuzzFeed, The Atlantic and the Times of Israel are among those impacted.

"It looks like an anti-spam rule at FB is going haywire," said Alex Stamos, a former Facebook security executive, via Twitter. "Facebook sent home content moderators yesterday, who generally can't [work from home] due to privacy commitments the company has made."

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