Facebook folded to conservatives: The social media giant didn’t block fake news because it would have stopped conservative memes

Donald Trump (Credit: Getty/Mandel Ngan/AP/Matt Rourke)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is desperately trying to defend his company amidst reports that they allowed fake news stories that helped Donald Trump on their site in order to avoid offending their conservative users.

“After the election, many people are asking whether fake news contributed to the result, and what our responsibility is to prevent fake news from spreading,” Zuckerberg wrote on a Facebook post Saturday night. After...

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