Facebook users reported the page of Kenosha militia group but company still couldn’t shut it down

Facebook neglected to make a move against a so called militia group that was utilizing the social media stage to urge outfitted residents to riot in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday night, in spite of one Facebook user flagging the page to the organization. The gathering “Kenosha Guard” advanced the event “Armed Citizens to Protect Our Lives and Property.” Various users had flagged the account for inducing brutality however were told it didn’t disregard Facebook’s standards.

17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse was captured on Wednesday following a lethal shooting in Kenosha on Tuesday night. Facebook told it had closed down Rittenhouse’s Facebook and Instagram accounts and was working with federal and neighborhood law enforcement, however it had discovered no proof that Rittenhouse had followed the Kenosha Guard page or was welcome to the event it had advanced.