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In May of 2020, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said, “ I don’t think that Facebook or Internet platforms, in general, should be arbiters of truth. I think that’s kind of a dangerous line to get down to in terms of deciding what is true and what isn’t. And I think political speech is one of the most sensitive parts in a democracy and people should be able to see what politicians say and there’s a ton of scrutiny already. Political speech is the most scrutinized speech already by a lot of the media, and I think that will continue. Of course, we have lines.”
Am I the only one who sees the irony in Facebook flagging “unapproved” content as sexually explicit when it isn’t? Shouldn’t those flags be reserved for the content that is actually sexually suggestive?
Another brutal video is flooding social media - this video was filmed on Monday at the Macy’s at the Genessee Valley Center mall in Flint Township in Michigan. The video shows a black man punching a white store employee and knocking him to the ground. He then hits him twice more as the man tries to crawl away, begging his assailant to stop.