Facebook Shuts Down Massive ‘Stop the Steal’ Group

The pro-Trump group attracted 300,000 members in just two days

Sarah Emerson
OneZero

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As of Thursday morning, a massive Facebook group called “Stop the Steal” was raising funds to challenge election results across the country, falsely claiming that Democrats were stealing the election in states where President Trump has fallen behind.

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Sarah Emerson
OneZero

Staff writer at OneZero covering social platforms, internet communities, and the spread of misinformation online. Previously: VICE