Mexico’s President mentioned he thinks Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, was “very harsh, very arrogant” in making the choice to dam U.S. President Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts.
Zuckerberg introduced the choice following an invasion by Trump supporters of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.
The social media large Facebook banned the president from its platform and Instagram all through Trump’s closing days in workplace, if not indefinitely, citing his intent to stoke unrest. Twitter had silenced him the day earlier than.
“And what about freedom and the right to information?” Asked Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Friday throughout his every day information convention, including that he believes there needs to be various technique of communication.
López Obrador was vital of personal firms exercising censorship, likening it to a “Holy Inquisition but for the handling of public opinion.”
“I read the letter from the owner of Facebook, and I felt that he was very harsh, very arrogant in talking about his standards. And what about freedom and the right to information?”
“These recent events should concern all of us and we should ensure that we do not stop creating alternative media and that the people are always allowed to be informed.”
“A world media power, a court of censorship such as the Holy Inquisition but for the handling of public opinion. It is very serious.”