The Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing today to discuss censorship and supression of the 2020 election, where Mark Zuckerberg was questioned.
At one point, Senator Dianne Feinstein asked Zuckerberg about Facebook censoring “Stop the Steal.”
Feinstein asked whether the spread of such information on social media could incite violence.
Zuckerberg responded in kind, saying that it was taken down due to the fear of spreading “violence or civil unrest.”
— Joel Pollak (@joelpollak) November 17, 2020
Breitbart News has the details on Zuckerberg’s reasoning behind censoring Stop the Steal:
Feinstein asked Zuckerberg: “After President Trump falsely claimed that the election was being stolen, a group called Stop The Steal was started on Facebook. It grew to more than 300,000 users in less than a day making it one of the fastest-growing groups, I