# Social MediaArticles
Facebook has traded moral accountability for commercial gain
Facebook Researchers Found Its ‘Political Whitelist’ Influenced Misinformation Spread — The Information
During a September 2019 speech in Washington, D.C., Facebook’s global policy and communications chief Nick Clegg gave an ardent defense of the company’s policy to not fact-check politicians, saying that it wasn’t the social network’s role to “intervene when politicians speak.” Behind the scenes ...
YouTube sides with misinformation and hate speech spreaders
Trump Won Florida After Running a False Ad on YouTube Tying Biden to Venezuelan Socialists — ProPublica
A Trump video targeting Florida’s growing Venezuelan American population falsely claimed that Venezuela’s socialist regime wanted Biden to win. But President Nicolás Maduro has said that he opposed both candidates.