Skip to comments.Zuckerberg: Facebook's 'new approach' is 'going to p*ss off a lot of people'
Posted on 02/02/2020 2:30:57 PM PST by yesthatjallen
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that the social media giant will continue to support free expression and encrypted content on its platform in a new interview.
"This is the new approach, and I think it's going to piss off a lot of people. But frankly, the old approach was pissing off a lot of people too, so let's try something different," Zuckerberg said Friday at the Silicon Slopes Tech Summit in Utah, CNN reported.
"Increasingly we're getting called to censor a lot of different kinds of content that makes me really uncomfortable," Zuckerberg continued.
Zuckerberg said the company's previous goal was not to do anything "too offensive," but that approach is set to change for the global platform. Zuckerberg claimed that Facebook has previously faced excessive censorship, CNN reported.
However, he added that Facebook does have a responsibility to remove content on terrorism, child exploitation and messages, posts or other media that could incite violence.
"We're going to take down the content that's really harmful, but the line needs to be held at some point," Zuckerberg said, CNN reported.
Facebook drew backlash last year over its policy not to remove political advertisements that contain misinformation, defending the policy as free speech. Zuckerberg has previously said that, It's really important that people can see for themselves what politicians are saying, so they can make their own judgments.
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Democrats want to control Facebook. They are now demanding Zuckerberg and Facebook 'fact check' every ad. Zuckerberg has refused saying it's up for people to essentially fact check for themselves.
Democrats are furious they haven't yet forced Zuckerberg to accede to the demands for control of Facebook.
Nobody had to call on them to censor conservatives - they're very comfortable doing that of their own accord.
I honestly don’t think Zuckerberg is that bad of a guy. He sure surrounded himself with Stalinist creeps though.
This would be a huge step forward for Facebook based on what they’re doing now. I’ll be amazed if he really does this.
I don’t remember seeing any Russian ads during that time.
But now you see bloomberg ads constantly.
Maybe not so evil? Ping list ping.
They still believe Hillary lost because Facebook allowed Russian trolls to buy ads on Facebook.
That’s true but it is ridiculous considering they spent most of their money after the election.
Facebook should have a political forum with the only censor on profanity. Keep it off the main page or opt out of the political forum.
owever, he added that Facebook does have a responsibility to remove content on terrorism, child exploitation and messages, posts or other media that could incite violence like conservative view or any criticism of Islam.
“We’re going to take down the content that’s really harmful which is most anything those Nazi right-wingers post, but the line needs to be held at some point not yet determined,” Zuckerberg said, CNN reported.
Facebook drew backlash last year over its policy not to remove political advertisements that contain misinformation, defending the policy as free speech. Zuckerberg has previously said that, It’s really important that people can see for themselves what politicians are saying, so they can make their own judgments about those vile redneck trump supporters.
any FB forum will be totally dominated by leftists so why bother
Is Markie getting red-pilled? Soros is FURIOUS at him — even calling for his OUSTER as CEO.
I was banned a tota; of 6 months last year, one example “I despise Muslims” after they killed 12 Christians at a church. Others were of that nature fascist book censors are evil.
The problem with the approach they had was that it was always Democrats and liberals who decided what was ‘misinformation’.
Even if it was the truth.
Who can decide what is "too Offensive" ... this sort of thing? ... anything that involves selling children or adults into slavery for lascivious behavior FB does enable evil people to make contact...according to O.U.R. Americans are the biggest buyers of enslaved children around the world....FB has a mighty responsibility or no responsibility at all....Americans have lost their values and responsibility to the same...lying, thievery, cheating, from our leaders in school, politics, church, business....it isn't just a Face Book problem.
If they cant curse, they cant argue. We get the edge.
I was banned several times because I called the gender confused "tranny" or "trannies".
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Me too I called Mooooochelle a tranny 30 days.
A lot of people think Facebook’s product is the Facebook app that nobody pays for. If you aren’t paying for something, you are not the customer. Facebook’s product is the audience for ads, and data it collects on all the people using the Facebook app. The actual customers are people looking to buy ads and use that data, and they don’t feel the same way about politics as the crybullies who report people who express feelings that don’t agree with them.
I honestly dont think Zuckerberg is that bad of a guy. He sure surrounded himself with Stalinist creeps though.
I suspect he has little control, just a figurehead.
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