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Facebook bans Afghan Taliban

Facebook bans Afghan Taliban

Facebook has said that no more support will be available there to Afghan Taliban from there platforms all the platforms including Instagram and WhatsApp has banned from now content which is related to the Afghan Taliban and their support.

“Under US law The Taliban is a terrorist organization and we have stopped providing services to the Taliban in light of US policy on dangerous organizations,” Facebook said in a statement.

A team of Afghan experts has lined up to watch and monitor content linked to the group and remove it. The Taliban have been using social media for many years to spread their message among there followers and to the out world. With they are gaining control of Afghanistan, Big technology companies, including Facebook, are now facing new challenges in dealing with the group’s content so for the future they are taking these steps to avoid such content to be viral.

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Earlier spokesman of Facebook Management clearly told to news channel that: “We have blocked all accounts created by or in support of the Taliban and banned all platforms from praising, supporting and representing the Taliban.”

Facebook added that a team of Pashto-speaking Afghan experts has also been formed to help identify and raise issues on the platform.

It is also reported that The Taliban use the WhatsApp to communicate with each other.