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Facebook bans accounts linked to anti-government US 'boogaloo' movement


The boogaloo movement's name is inspired by the 1984 breakdancing film "Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo." Followers suggest that, just as the movie was a sequel, any coming conflict would be the sequel to the American Civil War.

Facebook Inc stepped up the battle against the amorphous anti-government "boogaloo" movement , banning accounts of adherents who encouraged violence during recent anti-racism protests across the United States.

The social media company for the first time designated a subset of boogaloo followers as a dangerous organization, marking them for the same sanctions Facebook applies to 250 white supremacist groups and organizations it categorizes ...


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