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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, said on Wednesday that Facebook handled its decision to be posted to leave a video to appear under the influence of alcohol, the evidence of the social media giant, the people were “ready ” Enabler” of the Russian political interference.
The fake video of the democratic leaders to push their words in a speech, the dissemination of extreme right-wing websites and nearly three million times, was shown.
Facebook, which has been tested, for not doing enough to fight disinformation on the platform, down said, that it has not taken the video, because its rules do not prevent users from spreading false information.
Speaker of the house Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hears a question in a speech to the Commonwealth Club Wednesday, 29 may, 2019, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
“We have always said, the poor Facebook, they have been exploited unknowingly by the Russians. I think, consciously, just because you put something you know is wrong. I think it is wrong,” Pelosi said in an interview with San Francisco radio station KQED. “I can do it. … But [Facebook] is lying to the public.”
“I think you have proved by the to the bottom of something you know is wrong — you added ready pioneers of Russian interference in our elections,” she said.
Facebook told The hill of his fact-checkers flagged the video as wrong, and detracts from its distribution in its news feed.
Still, the tech giant has triggered the refusal to take it down as a whole, a democratic counter-movement.
Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, on Sunday called on, the videos to “vile partisan garbage” and said it is a “sad omen of what is to come, in the 2020 election.”
Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., the Deputy Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, told The hill earlier this week that lawmakers need to “guard rails” to prevent a “crisis of confidence” in what consumers see on social media platforms.
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Facebook did not respond to a Fox News request for comment on Wednesday.
In defending its decision, the company said it is working with fact-checking organizations, to ensure accurate information is posted on its website.
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“We think it is important for people to make their own informed decision about what to believe,” Monika Bickert, Facebook’s vice president for product policy and counter-terrorism, told CNN. “Our job is to make sure that we get you accurate information, and that is why we work with more than 50 fact-checking organizations around the world.”