• Mark Zuckerberg's non-answer about his secret dinner with Trump perfectly illustrates why his views about political speech are under fire

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has taken a firm stance on political speech with his company's policy to not fact-check political ads .
    Instead, Zuckerberg argues, Facebook users and the general public, "should be able to see for themselves what politicians are saying." Critics argue that Facebook is allowing lies in exchange for ad revenue.
    But when Zuckerberg had a secret dinner with President Trump in October, not only did Facebook not disclose the dinner , but Zuckerberg argued the discussion was private. "want to respect that it was a private dinner with private discussion," he said in a...
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  • Zuckerberg denies that Trump tried to lobby against ban on political ads: CBS

    Zuckerberg denies that Trump tried to lobby against ban on political ads: CBS

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said in an interview to CBS on Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump did not discourage him from banning political ads on the social media platform during a secret meeting in October.
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