Hillary Clinton: Mark Zuckerberg’s views on misinformation are ‘Trumpian’

Hillary Clinton: Mark Zuckerberg’s views on misinformation are ‘Trumpian’
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[Ed. – ‘Mark Zuckerberg: it’s not my job to tell you what’s true and false in politics and you don’t want me to have that power.’ ‘Democrats: wow ur just like trump.’ –Logan Dobson]

In the first great meme war, when the foot soldiers of 4chan took to anonymous message boards in a burn-it-down effort to send Donald Trump to the White House, Hillary Clinton had no idea what was crawling out of the depths of the web and replicating across the internet.

The ordinary nastiness she’d come to expect from a lifetime in politics had warped into something much darker and more nihilistic, all fueled by misogyny, conspiracy theories, and other lies distributed to appear true. …

Now that Clinton gets it, she’s horrified — and she’s specifically alarmed by what she views as Mark Zuckerberg’s unwillingness to battle the spread of disinformation and propaganda on his own platform. …

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When I asked Clinton today whether she too sees a Trumpian quality in Zuckerberg’s reasoning, she nodded. “It’s Trumpian,” she said. “It’s authoritarian.”

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