Zuckerberg doubles down in CBS interview on Facebook false ads policy
Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg attend the Nov. 3 Breakthrough Prize Ceremony at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif. Photo: Taylor Hill/Getty Images
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg remained defiant in a "CBS This Morning" interview airing Monday on the social media giant posting political ads containing false information.
The big picture: Per Axios' Scott Rosenberg, Facebook's policy lets politicians make virtually any claim they want, in ads or posts, including repeating verbatim a false claim that has already been labeled elsewhere as false.
What they're saying: In CBS host Gayle King's interview with Zuckerberg and his wife, pediatrician Priscilla Chan, the Facebook co-founder said, "I don't think that a private company should be censoring politicians or news."
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