Mark Zuckerberg Reportedly Staging Meetings With Conservative Pundits
While once a prominent, beloved social networking platform, Facebook has since been dragged through the ringer time and time again. Be it a privacy breach or an influx of “fake news media” interfering with the narrative, many have since taken issue with Mark Zuckerberg’s brainchild — not to mention with the man himself. Still, Zuckerberg has kept himself active, even as the public perception toward Facebook continues to plummet. And perhaps the ride isn’t over yet.
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According to a new report from Politico, Zuckerberg has been holding “informal talks and off-the-record dinners” with prominent Conservative thinkers, influencers, and apparently even a law-maker. The report itself goes in-depth on the meetings, which seemed to begin as the result of damage control; it was believed that Facebook held a bias against Conservatives, a claim publically backed up by Donald Trump. Trump even threatened to sue Zuckerberg and Facebook, which one source believes spurred Zuckerberg into action.
The report quotes a senior Trump administration official, who says of the meetings that l“the White House is looking for meaningful steps from Facebook on a number of fronts,” including “competition, free speech for everybody including conservatives, and privacy.” As of now,…