Facebook: firearms trade content removal as of Q3 2023

Actioned content items depicting trade of firearms on Facebook worldwide from 4th quarter 2018 to 3rd quarter 2023

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Release date

November 2023



Survey time period

Q4 2018 to Q3 2023

Supplementary notes

According to Facebook, "We also do not allow private individuals to buy, sell, give, exchange or transfer firearms, including firearm parts or ammunition. While drugs and firearms are regulated by different legal restrictions around the world, we enforce these standards consistently across Instagram due to the borderless nature of our community."

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