Zuckerberg Amends Comment On Holocaust Deniers

James Kirk
Author James Kirk
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Mark Zuckerberg has once again found himself at the centre of a row, after saying posts from Holocaust deniers should be allowed on Facebook.

In an interview with technology website Recode, Zuckerberg said he did not believe such people should be removed from the site, report the BBC and CNN.

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He cited Holocaust denials as an example of controversial misinformation that Facebook would allow to remain on the platform. Facebook has said that it allows conspiracy theories to remain on the site, but limits their reach so fewer people see them.

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The comments caused a backlash and Zuckerberg later issued a clarification.

Within hours, Zuckerberg emailed Swisher to say he got things wrong.

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