February 11, 2021
The tech giant announced that it would be cracking down on vaccine misinformation and removing “false claims on Facebook and Instagram about COVID-19 and vaccines.”
“We removed this account for repeatedly sharing debunked claims about the coronavirus or vaccines,” a Facebook spokesperson told FOX Business.
Kennedy, who is the founder and chairman of a nonprofit organization called Children’s Health Defense, best known for its anti-vaccine activism, has been actively sharing posts expressing skepticism with the COVID-19 vaccine on his personal Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages. Social media accounts linked to Children’s Health Defense have shared similar posts, but these pages have not been removed.