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Google’s app store has banned Gab — a social network popular with the far-right — for 'hate speech'

Gab, a social network popular with the racist "alt-right" movement, has been banned from the Google Play app store for hate speech. The move comes amid a sweeping attempts from the technology industry to crack down on far-right and racist content in the aftermath of deadly violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Launched in 2016, Gab styles itself as "an ad-free social network for creators who believe in free speech, individual liberty, and the free flow of information online.
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