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June 5, 2020

Snap Says It Will No Longer Promote Trump’s Account (NY Times)

Snap said on Wednesday that it had stopped promoting the Snapchat account of President Trump after determining that his public comments off the site could incite violence, in another hardened stance by a social media company against the president. Read more:

Zuckerberg Is Increasingly Isolated in His Decision to Not Act Against Trump After Snapchat Barred the President from Its High-Profile Discover Section (Business Insider)

Facebook is looking increasingly isolated in its decision not to take action against President Donald Trump over his controversial posts. On Wednesday, Snap, the parent company of the photo-messaging app Snapchat, announced it was removing Trump from its Discover section over a post he made about "shooting," which was in response to the ongoing US protests against racism and police brutality. Twitter earlier accused the president of "glorifying violence" — but Facebook has taken the opposite approach. Read more:

Facebook Adds Option to Send Marketing Emails via Pages App (Social Media Today)

This is interesting - several users of Facebook's Pages app have reported seeing a new function appear over the weekend which prompts them to 'send customized marketing emails' via their Facebook Page. Read more:

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