Facebook announced that he had put al announcement from its platform i Taliban and all the contents in support of the group, which the social network considers a terrorist organization. According to what is reported by the Bbc, the behemoth founded by Mark Zuckerberg formed a team of Afghan experts dedicated to removal of content related to the Taliban, which for years have used social media to spread their messages. In addition to Facebook, the decision also applies to its platforms Instagram And Whatsapp.
“The Taliban are recognized as a terrorist organization by American law and we have banned them from our service, ”reads a statement released today by Facebook. “Regardless of who controls the power, we will adopt appropriate measures against those who violate these rules“, Continues the statement explaining that a“ team of experts from Afghanistan, of mother tongue Dari and Pashtun, and who know the local contents ”is entrusted with the task of monitoring the application of the ban.
In fact, the Taliban has not been officially recognized as a terrorist organization by the United States, but the group has been included by the Treasury Department in the list of “Specially Designated Global Terrorists“.