Facebook Responds to Trump and Positions Itself as Election-Ready

SNV in the Media

President Trump took aim at Facebook on Wednesday, calling the social network “anti-Trump.” But the social network insists it is pro-democracy and pro-truth — and the German election shows it.

The president’s post on Twitter added to the pressure that Facebook has been under, facing accusations of partisanship from both sides of the political aisle. The social network has been accused of spreading fake news that influenced the outcome of the presidential election last year, and more recently, it acknowledged that Russians used fake accounts and Facebook ads to push divisive issues during the campaign. Weiterlesen

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New York Times
September 27, 2017

Mike Isaac und Melissa Eddy, New York Times