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Facebook Unfriends Illegal Guns

Facebook has decided that it was not good for business to become a conduit for illegal gun sales.
Selling your gun illegally on Facebook just got harder. Photographer: George Frey/Bloomberg

Facebook has decided that it was not good for business to become a conduit for illegal gun sales. From now on it will monitor and limit gun-sale postings to discourage criminal activity. It's a smart move that the company should have made months ago.

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