News of social media platforms Facebook and Instagram change in policy to restrict potential peer-to-peer gun sales found quick reaction from those on both sides of the issue.
The ban applies to private, person-to-person sales of guns, but posts by licensed gun dealers are OK. Facebook already prohibits unauthorized dealers to purchase, sell, or trade prescription drugs, illegal drugs, or marijuana.
Enforcement will come from tips by users of suspicious activities to which the social network will remove posts they believe are in violation and potentially ban violators. In some instances where a life is endangered police would be notified, though in most states limited private gun sales between those legally able to possess one are not against the law.
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