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Instagram blocks #blacklivesmatter posts as 'spam'

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As thousands of Americans continue to protest against the killing of a black man by a police officer in broad daylight, Facebook is drawing flak for turning away from the situation. First, the Mark Zuckerberg-led social network did not remove President Trump's inflammatory post calling protesters as 'THUGS', and now, its sister app Instagram appears to be blocking #blacklivesmatter posts. We are not silencing people, the company said.