5 Key Parts of Mark Zuckerberg’s Talk on Free Speech at Georgetown University

Facebook’s CEO doesn’t believe private companies should be making decisions about whether content is truthful

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke about his views on free speech and expression at Gaston Hall at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Thursday.

Zuckerberg focused on giving everybody a voice and cautioned against laws that undermine free expression and human rights.

The video of the full speech is available here, and following are five key areas he addressed during his talk.

Facebook’s responsibilities

Zuckerberg said, “I believe that we have two responsibilities: To remove content when it could cause real danger as effectively as we can, and to fight to uphold as wide a definition of freedom of expression as possible—and not allow the definition of what is considered dangerous to expand beyond what is absolutely necessary.



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