Joe Biden, President of the United States Attacked Social Websites, Promoting Misinformation About Vaccines Against Govit-19. This attack is thus of concern White House Before Propagation of delta variation Among unknown people.
Attack on the White House
When Biden left Camp David on Friday, a reporter NBC News Ask him: “As for misinformation, what is your message for sites like Facebook?”. Biden responded:
They kill people. Look, the only plague we have is among the unknown, and they kill people.
White House Press Secretary Jen Zaki, He said he discussed with Facebook and now that too They reported complex posts Spreading misinformation. He declared:
There are about 12 people who create 65% anti-vaccine misinformation on social media, all of which are active on Facebook and have been banned on some other sites.
Quotes appeared from twelve people Note on the Center for Facing Digital Hate Report, To whom Identified anti-vaccine team consisting of Joseph Mercola, Robert Kennedy Jr. and Die and Charlene Polinger.
But Sackie’s comments angered conservative party figures, they said The White House pressured Facebook to censor the content. During a White House press conference on Friday, Sackie continued to criticize social media, calling for greater transparency. He objected that one could be barred from one site for providing false information, but one could pursue others.
Reply from facebook
Facebook has defended itself against actions taken to divert misinformation from its site, but has called on the White House to take big action. In response to Biden’s comment, Facebook spokesman Danny Lever, Said:
We will not be distracted by accusations that are not supported by facts. The thing is, more than 2 billion people have seen the official information about the Covid 19 and vaccines on Facebook than anywhere else on the internet. More than 3.3 million Americans have used our vaccine inventor to find out where and how to get vaccinated. The facts show that Facebook helps save lives. Period.
Joe Biden’s statements about Facebook and social media are deeply rooted in fake news and misinformation in the United States and around the world. And many governments are demanding more awareness on social networks, and as soon as certain reports are released they should act under the approval penalty. We remember in France the Avia law which provoked many debates.