Facebook stepped up its criticism of President Joe Biden’s remarks that the platform was “killing people,” saying that the White House was “looking for scapegoats” after missing its Fourth of July vaccination goal.
The social media platform slammed Biden’s comments, asserting that Facebook “will not be distracted by accusations which aren’t supported by the facts.”
“The fact is that more than 2 billion people have viewed authoritative information about COVID-19 and vaccines on Facebook, which is more than any other place on the internet. More than 3.3 million Americans have also used our vaccine finder tool to find out where and how to get a vaccine,” a Facebook spokesperson reportedly said in a text message to NBC. “The facts show that Facebook is helping save lives. Period.”
A Facebook official then told the outlet that the White House was “looking for scapegoats” after falling