Biden, Psaki on Facebook monitoring, control: ‘They’re killing people’

From the July 16 press conference: “So we are ma- — regularly making sure social media platforms are aware of the latest narratives dangerous to public health that we and many other Americans seeing — are seeing across all of social and traditional media.  And we work to engage with them to better understand the enforcement of social media platform policies,” said Press Secretary Jen Psaki.

“You shouldn’t be banned from one platform and not others if you — for providing misinformation out there. Taking faster action against harmful posts.  As you all know, information travels quite quickly.”

Psaki also stated that “Within the Surgeon General’s Office, we’re flagging posts for Facebook that spread disinformation.”

President Biden was then faced with questions regarding Facebook and the interest in controlling social media content.

“I mean they really, look, the only pandemic we have is among the unvaccinated, and that’s — they’re killing people,” Biden said on the South Lawn of the White House.



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