Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made a deal with former President Donald Trump’s administration not to fact check Trump’s political posts in exchange for the administration’s word that it would not impose regulations that would affect the company.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that President Donald Trump has been banned from Facebook and Instagram indefinitely following the violence that erupted on Capitol Hill yesterday. Many of the president’s supporters, encouraged by his baseless claims of election fraud, stormed the Capitol in a bid to overturn the election result. Ultimately, Congress certified President-elect Joe Biden‘s election win.
Julia Louis-Dreyfuss made a joke about it last week when emceeing the Democratic National Convention last week. “If we all vote, there is nothing Facebook, Fox News and Vladimir Putin can do to stop us,” she said.
Since the lead-up to the 2016 Presidential election, Facebook has played an outsized role in US politics. A large part of this role is the social media giant’s resistence to “censor” poltical speech.
Matt Gaetz is calling for a criminal investigation of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg for allegedly lying to Congress about social media bias against conservative.
The Republican congressman has written to Attorney General William Barr accusing Zuckerberg of making false statements during congressional appearances.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says social media companies shouldn’t be responsible for fact-checking the content posted on their platforms following President Donald Trump’s criticism of Twitter for fact-checking his claim that vote-by-mail initiatives are “substantially fraudulent.”
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg says organizing protests against stay-at-home orders on the social media site is misinformation. The remarks come as some conservatives have taken to the streets.
The Facebook CEO spoke to Good Morning America’s George Stephanopoulos on Monday. He confirmed his site would take a dim view of the protests.
A lot of energy has gone into railing against the tax policy proposals forwarded by Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. In the most general terms, they both push hard for raising taxes on the extremely wealthy, the wealthiest of the wealthiest, who have been able to avail themselves of the opportunities this nation affords to accumulate vast fortunes.
Facebook and Google use your personal data to make money. Consumer data is the core of their advertising businesses. By making your private data accessible to third parties they have attained a combined market value of $1.2 trillion.
Well, that sure didn't take long. Alex Jones, crazy right-wing conspiracy theorist and con artist, took to his radio show on Monday to claim that the Las Vegas shooting that took place on Sunday was a false flag operation to turn public sentiment against the so-called patriot movement.
It took just a couple of sentences for Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to destroy the media myth that the Affordable Care Act is doomed on ABC's This Week.