Biden to Facebook: Vaccine Misinformation Is Killing People
By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 7-16-21
President Joe Biden said July 16 that Facebook was “killing people” by hosting vaccine misinformation on its social media platform.
Facebook called the comments unsupported accusations that are a distraction from its effort to save lives.
The White House this week has been pushing Big Tech to do more to weed out anti-vaccine posts and related conspiracy theories.
Asked by a reporter about what his message on misinformation was to platforms “like Facebook,” the president responded: “They’re killing people. The only pandemic we have is among the unvaccinated, and they’re killing people.” » Read More
By Richard T. Kaplar|2021-07-20T17:20:09-04:00July 16th, 2021|Issue Watch|Comments Off on Biden to Facebook: Vaccine Misinformation Is Killing People