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Facebook bans rapper Lil B for alleged hate speech via posts

He has been banned from the social media platform for 30 days for violating the site's hate speech policies. (Source: Billboard) Photograph: (Others)

WION Web Team Delhi, India Oct 11, 2017, 11.16 AM (IST)

American rapper Lil B has been banned from Facebook for 30 days for violating the social media platform's hate speech policies. 

As reported by website Motherboard, the "offending posts were deleted from the platform". 

However, a Twitter user took screenshots of his original facebook posts: 

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On Sunday, Lil B tweeted that he was banned for "talking about white people" on the site and wrote about how his views were misconstrued as hate speech by Facebook:

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On Twitter and Facebook both, the rapper has recently called out everything from the double standards around visual codes for "threatening" and "safe" in society, to the legacy of slave ownership in the US. 

 

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