Facebook has deleted a post by President Donald Trump for the first time, saying it violated its policy against spreading misinformation about the coronavirus. The post in question featured a link to a Fox News video in which Trump says children are “virtually immune” to the virus. Facebook said Wednesday that the “video includes false claims that a group of people is immune from COVID-19 which is a violation of our policies around harmful COVID misinformation.” A tweet from Trump with the same video remained up on Twitter as of Wednesday afternoon, even though Twitter has been quicker than Facebook in recent months in labeling posts from the president that violate its policies against misinformation and abuse.

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