Zuckerberg has lunch with Trump
Critics have argued that if social media platforms don’t ban or fact-check political ads, politicians could intentionally spread falsehoods that affect elections.
A couple hundred of Zuckerberg’s own employees signed a petition in October that argues free speech and political speech don’t deserve the same protections.
In a now-viral speech at an Anti-Defamation League summit on anti-Semitism and hate last month, British actor and comedian Sacha Baron Cohen also slammed tech companies as propaganda machines.
Sacha Baron Cohen’s Keynote Address at ADL’s 2019 Never Is Now Summit on Anti-Semitism and Hate Remarks by Sacha Baron Cohen, Recipient of ADL’s International Leadership Award
Sacha Baron Cohen Tears Into Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg In Scathing 24-Minute Speech “It’s like we’re living in the Roman Empire, and Mark Zuckerberg is Caesar. At least that would explain his haircut.”
Zuckerberg Stands By Facebook Ad Policy, Saying Politicians Shouldn’t Be Censored