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Facebook reverses course; won't ban lab virus theory

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By Rob Lever

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After all that...

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Weibo/Xi = Facebook/Biden.

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Facebook was supposed to be a public platform, but it morphed into something else. Who will decide what facebook is?

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Debunking the FakeBook "independent" "fact-checkers" with the reality that the virus may indeed have originated in a laboratory that was IN FACT actively doing such gain-of-function research as was reported by a leaker (researcher) who fled for her life over a year ago, back when it was called "conspiracy theory". It's only conspiracy until it's proven to be fact.

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"We're continuing to work with health experts to keep pace with the evolving nature of the pandemic and regularly update our policies as new facts and trends emerge."

There is nothing wrong with this (not that facebook doesn't have a huge lot of things to be criticized for). One thing is to push one very implausible theory based on false or misleading information, another is just to include it as part of what a responsible scientific community has to consider as theoretical possible (but still very unlikely) before discarding everything that proves to be wrong, specially when making it clear there is no evidence yet to support it.

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any way you look at it, it will be VERY interesting to watch the US and China spar on this topic

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So those fact checkers may have facted it up ......................

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I thought Orange made this up. Amazing no one cares that FB has such power and routinely suppresses debate

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Remember when mark was trying to so hard to suck on the CCP’s teet, well i guess he has finally given up.

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Well, if this doesn't demonstrate that Facebook is the tech arm of the Democratic party, I don't know what does.

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