4 June 2020

Facebook to 'take down' coronavirus misinformation

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Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg tells the BBC's Simon Jack how his social network is responding to the challenge posed by the coronavirus crisis. reports citing foreign media that Breton warned Zuckerberg that his social media firm and other tech giants may be subjected to tough rules if they do not step up efforts to take down misinformation.

“When you are the CEO, at the end of the day, you are the only one to be responsible, no one else,” Breton said during an online event organized by the Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE).

Regulators around the world have urged social platforms such as Facebook, Google, and Twitter to do more to stop the flow of disinformation, especially coronavirus-related fake news.

“It’s a huge issue. We have discussions with many persons including Mark and I really appreciate the efforts. Sometimes it worked, sometimes it didn’t,” Breton said.

2020.05.21 / 17:26
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