Biden whines at Facebook for insufficient vigor in quashing vaccine counter-narratives

Source: Yahoo! News

“President Joe Biden said on Friday that platforms like Facebook were “killing people” as COVID-19 vaccine misinformation spreads on them and infections rise in several parts of the US. ‘What is your message to platforms like Facebook?’ NBC’s Peter Alexander asked as the president departed the White House for Camp David. ‘They’re killing people,’ Biden said. ‘The only pandemic we have is among the unvaccinated, and they’re killing people.’ … ‘We will not be distracted by accusations which aren’t supported by the facts,’ a Facebook spokesperson said in a statement to Insider. ‘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. More than 3.3 million Americans have also used our vaccine finder tool to find out where and how to get a vaccine.'” (07/16/21)