U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the economic system from the White Home in Washington, U.S. July 19, 2021.
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President Joe Biden on Monday walked again a few of his prior criticism of Facebook, saying he meant to accuse a handful of the social media platform’s customers of spreading lethal lies about Covid vaccines.
“Fb is not killing folks,” Biden mentioned.
Biden added that he hopes Fb will do extra to struggle “the outrageous misinformation” about coronavirus vaccines being unfold on its platform “as a substitute of taking it personally that in some way I am saying Fb is killing folks.”
Final week, Biden appeared to say simply that: Requested exterior the White Home what his message was to platforms like Fb relating to Covid disinformation, Biden mentioned, “They’re killing folks.”
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