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Facebook CEO promotes free speech but takes no questions

5 monthes ago   |   By Star Tribune

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promoted free expression Thursday during a speech at Georgetown University. But reporters weren't allowed to ask questions, and video coverage was limited to a livestream on the school's social media site or footage made available by Facebook.
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During a live speech at Georgetown University, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg identified the three biggest threats to free speech online

During a live speech at Georgetown University, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg identified the three biggest threats to free speech online

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Mark Zuckerberg shared his thoughts on freedom of expression and Facebook's role on the internet during a 35-minute speech at Georgetown University.
During the speech, the Facebook CEO and cofounder focused on how free expression on the site had led to powerful social movements, and he identified three major threats to freedom of speech on the internet.
Zuckerberg said he was concerned by the spread of laws that restrict free speech online, admitted that Facebook and other social media platforms run the risk of restricting their users' speech, and said that people are trying to redefine...
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Zuckerberg defends Facebook's 'free expression' in Georgetown address

Zuckerberg defends Facebook's 'free expression' in Georgetown address

5 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivered a speech at Georgetown University today defending and explaining how his company sees "free expression," as it faces withering criticism from Democrats for letting President Donald Trump post misleading campaign ads. To make his case, Zuckerberg pulled heavily from the United States' record of debate over free speech in dark times, citing in particular a pair of civil-rights era precedents: Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous 1963 "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" and the landmark 1964 Supreme Court case New York Times v. Sullivan, which constrains public...
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