Facebook Lashes Out Over Biden’s Disinfo Comments

Axios reports:

Facebook fired back on Friday evening after President Biden earlier said that social media platforms are “killing people” by allowing COVID-19 vaccine misinformation on their sites.  “We will not be distracted by accusations which aren’t supported by the facts,” a spokesperson for the tech giant said in a statement Friday.

The Facebook response followed Biden’s commentary on the South Lawn of the White House, during which he said, “[T]he only pandemic we have is among the unvaccinated, and that’s — they’re killing people.”

“The fact is that more than 2 billion people have viewed authoritative information about COVID-19 and vaccines on Facebook, which is more than any other place on the internet,” Facebook spokesperson Dani Lever said in response, ABC News reports.

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