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Biden: Social media platforms ‘killing people' with misinfo

2 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

President Biden said Friday that social media companies are “killing people” by failing to police misinformation on their platforms about COVID-19 vaccines.
Biden's comments came a day after U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy declared misinformation about the vaccines a threat to public health, and as U.S. officials advised that deaths and serious illness from the virus are almost entirely preventable because of the vaccines.
Biden, asked if he had a message for platforms like Facebook where false or misleading information about the coronavirus vaccines has spread, told reporters, “They're...
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Social media misinformation ‘killing people,' Biden says, as White House doubles down on private censorship

Social media misinformation ‘killing people,' Biden says, as White House doubles down on private censorship

2 monthes ago   |   By RT

US President Joe Biden claimed social media platforms are “killing people” with misinformation about Covid-19, as his press secretary Jen Psaki made a case for deplatforming ‘offenders' across the ostensibly private networks.
“They're killing people,” Biden told reporters who asked him to send a message to platforms like Facebook. “ The only pandemic we have is among the unvaccinated. And they're killing people,” he shouted, over the noise of a helicopter outside the White House on Friday.
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'They're killing people': Biden blames Facebook, other social media for allowing Covid misinformation

2 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

The White House has warned in recent days that false claims shared on those platforms are contributing to a decline in U.S. vaccination rates.
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