One user, who asked not to be identified by name, said she had
reported the Kenosha Guards event in advance of the protest.
Facebook moderators responded that the event itself was not in
violation of platform policy, but specific comments could be
reported for inciting violence. She reported a specific comment
threatening to put nails in the tires of protestors’ cars, but it
too was found to be within the bounds of Facebook policy.
“There were lots of comments like that in the event,” she says.
“People talking about being ‘locked and loaded.’ People asking
what types of weapons and people responding to ‘bring