Trump and Facebook’s Zuckerberg reportedly talked on the phone amid the president’s spat with social media
- President Donald Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke on Friday, Axios reported Sunday, days after the president signed an executive order targeting social media companies.
- Zuckerberg reportedly “expressed concerns about the tone and the rhetoric” of some of Trump’s posts during the call, which followed posts on Twitter and Facebook that the former hid because it violated the rules on “glorifying violence.”
- Facebook has notably taken a different stance than Twitter when it comes to the president’s posts.
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President Donald Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had a phone call Friday amid the president’s spat with social media, Axios first reported Sunday, with several other outlets confirming as well.
Zuckerberg “expressed concerns about the tone and the rhetoric” of some of Trump’s posts during the phone call, a source familiar with the call told Axios, with another source saying that he said the president was putting Facebook in a difficult situation.
The phone call was characterized as productive, with Axios noting that Facebook has managed to maintain diplomatic relations with the White House as the president fights with other social media companies.
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[Source: Business Insider]