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Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg clarifies Holocaust comments after outcry

Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, recently defended the company’s decision to keep on its platform the site Infowars, a prominent right-wing outlet known for spreading conspiracy theories and…

  • Hamza Shaban
  • Brisbane Times / The Washington Post

Zuckerberg said in an interview published by Recode on Wednesday that Facebook has a responsibility to curb the viral spread of hoaxes and blatant misinformation.

Dete 3cBut he maintained Facebook should not ban publishers for spreading false claims, a position he described as “too extreme.”

“The approach that we’ve taken to false news is not to say, you can’t say something wrong on the Internet,” he said.

“Everyone gets things…

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