Zuckerberg admits Facebook silenced pro-life voices before Irish abortion vote

Zuckerberg admits Facebook silenced pro-life voices before Irish abortion vote
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[Ed. – Zuckerberg seems to have openly bragged about this at a talk in Aspen.]

[I]n 2018, American pro-life groups wanted to run advertisements for Facebook users in Ireland. This is because the Irish were about to vote in a referendum on whether abortion should be legalized.

When Facebook saw the ad requests, the company contacted the Irish government asking whether this should or should not be allowed. “Their response at the time was, ‘we don’t currently have a law, so you need to make whatever decision you want to make.'” …

[W]hat did Facebook do? …

“We ended up not allowing the ads.”

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