The Facebook co-founder was unmoved. Zuckerberg believes in open, uncensored political speech - until asked by a reporter about a secret, private dinner he had with the United States president.
"In most cases, in a democracy, I believe that people should be able to see for themselves what politicians that they may or may not vote for are saying and judge their character for themselves", Zuckerberg responded. In an interview released Monday, he said in a democracy people should be able to see for themselves what politicians are saying.
Similar fears have played out in the United Kingdom ahead of its general election this month. Facebook acquiesced, however, due to "intellectual property" concerns. "I also want to respect that it was a private dinner with private discussion."Facebook has faced wide criticism for its stance on political advertising - the social media giant doesn't fact-check politicians or censor false information in political ads". That means politicians can run ads with lies on Facebook, and Facebook won't stop those ads from running, nor will it inform users that the ad contains lies. However, he confirmed that as of now, he doesn't have any plans to take down political ads or review his policy.
The company has been accused of giving a mainstream platform to extremist groups, with Guardian US recently reporting how two white nationalist organizations continued to operate Facebook pages months after a promised ban.
Zuckerberg moreover acknowledged President Trump didn't are trying to foyer him in the direction of a personal meeting in October on the White House. I mean. we talked about a number of things that were - that were on his mind.
NBC News reporter Ben Collins pointed out that the transparency Zuckerberg was celebrating apparently didn't extend to his refusal to reveal what the president said during their dinner. Trump has previously said Facebook shouldn't ban political ads.
Though Zuckerberg didn't offer further details, he denied that Trump attempted to lobby him on the subject of political ads on Facebook.
"There is no doubt that there are real issues we need to continue working on", he said, adding, "I think it's important not only to lose sight of the huge good that can be done by bringing people together and build a community". "I moreover are making an are trying to recognize that it used to be a personal dinner and ... non-public discussion".
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The British prime minister, in the closing days of an election he is forecast to win, has sought to keep Trump at arm's length. But over the last two years, things have cooled after disagreements on defense, foreign policy, trade and climate change.
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