Facebook Should Have Role In What’s Posted – Stanley

Written 3 months ago by Newsroom


A Laois TD says that Facebook executives have a role to play in what should be allowed to be on the site.

Sinn Féin’s Brian Stanley has been making the comments ahead of an Oireachtas Communications Committee which will investigate the impact fake news may have on future elections or referendums.

The company’s VP of Global Policy Joel Kaplan, along with the Head of Public Policy Niamh Sweeney will be questioned – as well as the Portarlington based Data Protection Commissioner, Helen Dixon.

However, Deputy Stanley believes that it is not solely Ms Dixon’s role to make sure Facebook is safe: