Facebook apparently has a glitch in its spam filter, causing the social network to block users' attempts to post links from legitimate website, includingUSA Today,BuzzfeedandMedium.
Some, but not all, of the posts are coronavirus-related. Facebook has been trying to block incorrect information about the outbreak, but it's not immediately clear why this is happening to material from legitimate publications.
Some of the blocked content is critical ofDonald Trump, but are legitimate opinion pieces from respected publications. A Facebook spokesperson told TechCrunch, "We're looking into this right now and working as quickly as possible to share information." (TechCrunch)