Protest brings body bags to Facebook’s DC headquarters – CNET
The Real Facebook Oversight Board, a group of critics that includes early investor Roger McNamee, staged the Wednesday protest as concerns about vaccine disinformation on the world’s biggest social network mount. The group released a report that focuses on the problem, including a group of disinformation “superspreaders,” as the protest took place.
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“Facebook disinformation kills,” the group, which is part of a non-profit called The Citizens, said in a tweet.
The protest, which comes hours before Facebook is due to report second-quarter earnings, comes as concern about vaccine disinformation on social media mounts. President Joe Biden and Surgeon General Vivek Murthy have both singled out misinformation as a public threat during the pandemic.
Facebook didn’t immediately respond for a request for comment.
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July 28, 2021 at 12:03PM