Instagram took down Fauci parody account after pressure from Biden administration: lawsuit

Posted on AllSides September 2nd, 2022
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Instagram immediately complied with a Biden White House request to remove a fake account that parodied Dr. Anthony Fauci, according to emails obtained by Republican-run states that have sued the federal government for allegedly colluding with top social media sites.

In July of last year, Clarke Humphrey, the White House digital director of the COVID-19 response team, wrote an email to an official at Instagram asking the Meta-owned social media platform to take down the fake account.

“Any way we can get this pulled down?” Humphrey asks in the email....

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