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Zuckerberg Limits Press, Then Gives Address on Free Speech

9 monthes ago   |   By Newser

Mark Zuckerberg's address Thursday extolling the virtues and importance of free speech prompted a number of examples of it, many of them highly critical. Zuckerberg was defending Facebook's decision to not censor lies and misinformation in political ads and content when he stepped to the microphone at Georgetown University, CBS...
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Mark Zuckerberg Calls Facebook a Free-Speech Zone as Critics Demand More Restrictions

Mark Zuckerberg Calls Facebook a Free-Speech Zone as Critics Demand More Restrictions

9 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg emphasized his social network's role as a vehicle for free expression during a speech on Thursday, despite mounting criticism about the service being used to spread hate and disinformation.
His comments at Georgetown University, in Washington DC., pushed back against complaints that Facebook has failed to police its platform, protect user data, and remain politically neutral.
“We can either continue to stand for freedom of expression, understanding its messiness... or we can decide that the cost is simply too great,” he said. “I believe we must continue to...
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