The Facebook CEO was overheard responding that "we need to do some work" on curtailing anti-immigrant posts about the refugee crisis. "Are you working on this?" Merkel asked in English, to which Zuckerberg replied in the affirmative before the transmission was disrupted.
Earlier this month, Facebook vowed to clean up what it deemed was
racist content on the German version of its website. At the time, the
social network said it would partner with a non profit group to oversee
Yet any action from Facebook is likely to
stoke concerns about free speech. In the past, the social network has
come under suspicion for suppressing or deleting posts and groups that
advocate unpopular beliefs.
No shit? Gee, maybe that's because Commissar Zuckerberg wants to 'clean up' speech he disapproves of? And Merkel is cheering him on?
"Free speech does not include things we disapprove of!"
That's what you think, assholes.