The Biden administration Announced at a press conference on Facebook on Friday that he was working with Facebook to censor posts that contained “misinformation.”
The comments came after President Biden saying misleading Facebook posts were “killing people.”
“They are killing people. The only pandemic we have is that of the unvaccinated. And they are killing people, “he said saying.
Psaki He said Reporters at Friday’s press conference that the White House “regularly” coordinates with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other Big Tech giants on the “latest dangerous public health narratives” the administration wants to censor.
“We regularly ensure that social media platforms are aware of the latest dangerous public health narratives that we and many other Americans are seeing across all social and traditional media,” Psaki saying.
“There are about 12 people who are producing 65 percent vaccine misinformation on social media platforms,” he said. additional.
Psaki He said The press said the White House encouraged social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to adapt their algorithms to promote “quality information” and work together to permanently ban problematic accounts.
“He should not be kicked out of one platform and not others,” he said. saying.
Later, Facebook rejected the president’s comments, questioning his characterization of Facebook’s involvement in promoting vaccines.
“We will not be distracted by accusations that are not supported by the facts,” Facebook saying. “The fact is, more than 2 billion people have seen credible information about COVID-19 and vaccines on Facebook, which is more than anywhere else on the internet.”
“More than 3.3 million Americans have also used our Vaccine Search Tool to find out where and how to get a vaccine. The facts show that Facebook is helping save lives. Period. “
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