Facebook is deleting the name of the potential whistleblower

Facebook says it is deleting the name of the person who has been identified in conservative circles as the whistleblower who triggered a congressional impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump's actions.

The company said Friday that mention of the potential whistleblower's name violates Facebook's "co-ordinating harm policy," which prohibits material that could out a "witness, informant, or activist.

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