Zuckerberg doubles down on false claims in political advertising policy

04 Décembre, 2019, 02:53 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
  • A 3-D printed Facebook logo is seen in front of displayed binary code in this illustration

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.

Doug Pederson offers unbelievable quote after loss to Dolphins
Of course, just because the Eagles are bad doesn't mean Dallas should feel good about how they've performed as of late. Even running back Ezekiel Elliott is fifth in rushing with 909 yards this season, averaging an eighth-best 82.5 YDS/G.

'Worked really hard,' says 33-year-old Chennai engineer who helped NASA
It was in image sequences acquired on October 14 and 15, and November 11 that the impact site could more easily be identified. Chandrayaan-2 was due to touch down at the lunar South Pole on 7 September, over a month after it first took off.

Shopping on Cyber Monday? Follow these tips to shop safely
While sites like Amazon are cracking down on fakes, they're just moving to other websites to phish for personal information. In 2018, American consumers spent a record-breaking 7.9 billion dollars online on Cyber Monday alone.

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".



Dabo Swinney defends undefeated Clemson in bizarre rant: ‘It’s the dadgumest thing’
They'll lose Bryan Edwards , one of the best receivers in school history, so getting Smith back will be a big boost. Not only is the rivalry on the line for Clemson football, but so are the Tigers' CFB Playoff hopes.

Dark Horse announces 'The World of Cyberpunk 2077'
It's obviously still tough to grasp the exact scale of the map if that is what we're actually seeing here. Plus, every district of Cyberpunk 2077 is going to be distinct from the next.

Amazon is Bringing Quantum Computing Technology to Customers
The Amazon Quantum Solutions Lab, meanwhile, will give AWS customers access to quantum experts from Amazon. As a result, AWS is moving forward with three new services based around its quantum offering.

Manchester United : Solskjaer confiant pour son poste
Les prochains matches face à Tottenham et Manchester City seraient déterminants dans leur réflexion. Manchester United va vivre une semaine capitale pour la suite de sa saison.

Apple Music Award Design Features Apple's Custom Silicon Wafer
The winners will get a sleek aluminum plaque with Apple's 12-inch "silicon wafer" suspended in glass. The wafers start as a ideal 12-inch disc of silicon with nanometer level flatness.

Justin Hartley's soon-to-be ex-wife posts cryptic quote
In Chrishell's divorce petition response, she is listing the date of separation as the date Justin filed, on November 22, 2019. But it's even harder remembering who they used to be", the quote, attributed to author Nishan Panwar , read.

Josh Shaw made parlay bet on Cardinals
Shaw signed a one-year contract with the Cardinals in March and was placed on injured reserve on August 25 with a shoulder injury. Still, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell maintains that players and employees of the league can not gamble on pro football.

Joe Biden says he doesn't need Obama's endorsement
Biden also reacted to Senator Elizabeth Warren's strong showing at a Chicago campaign stop. Absolutely, I would be a plagiarizing, no good, old man who did bum bum bum ". "Tell me.

Barr 'disagrees' with DOJ watchdog report that says Russian Federation probe was justified
But the situation did not sway the independent Justice Department watchdog from finding the surveillance was valid, sources said. Barr has reportedly praised Horowitz for his work in general, and it is not yet clear how he'll register his disagreement.

Innocents Spared as Good Guy with Gun Shoots Armed Student
At around 10 a.m. on Monday, a police officer at Waukesha South High School shot a male student allegedly armed with a gun . It was the second message in a week warning of a potential shooting at a San Luis Obispo school for the week of December 2.