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Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill April 11, 2018 in Washington, DC. This is the second day of testimony before Congress by Zuckerberg, 33, after it was reported that 87 …

Facebook: 99.9999% Drop in PragerU Traffic an ‘Error’

Social media giant Facebook has apologized to conservative non-profit group PragerU for banning multiple videos on the group’s Facebook page for “hate speech,” and the subsequent shadowbanning of the group’s page, which resulted in a 99.9999% drop in traffic.

In an unprecedented management shakeup co-founder Mark Zuckerberg remained chief of Facebook, with chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg his second-in-command

Shadow Ban: PragerU Reveals Immediate 99.9999% Drop in Facebook Reach

Conservative non-profit group PragerU appears to be facing Facebook censorship, as many recent posts from group are suffering from a 99.9999 percent drop in engagement based on Facebook’s own dashboard. The Social Media Masters of the Universe also pulled down two PragerU videos, which it labeled “hate speech.”

Screenshot from PragerU's YouTube video criticizing Planned Parenthood. The Google-owned video platform initially placed this content in "Restricted Mode."

YouTube Restricts PragerU’s Planned Parenthood Video, Then Reverses Course

YouTube states that, when viewers have “Restricted Mode” turned on, “potentially mature content will not be shown,” and provides examples of such “mature content,” including “drugs and alcohol;” “sexual situations;” “violence;” “profane and mature language;” and “incendiary and demeaning content.”