Priscilla Chan on social media and how husband Mark Zuckerberg handles Facebook criticism

Priscilla Chan believes “a gradual release of responsibility” is an important factor when it comes to parents monitoring their children on social media, which has only heightened during the pandemic.

The philanthropist, doctor and wife of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke with Sheinelle Jones about social media safeguards parents need for their children and what gives her hope during a difficult time in an exclusive interview on the 3rd hour of TODAY Friday, one day ahead of World Mental Health Day.

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With many more kids at home due to remote learning and use of social media apps increasing during the pandemic, health experts are concerned about the adverse affect on the mental health of children.

Inside The South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival (Callaghan O'Hare / Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Inside The South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival (Callaghan O’Hare / Bloomberg via Getty Images)

“With everything, where there

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Facebook Gets More Criticism For Voting Misinformation, Twitter Gets More Aggressive


  • Joe Biden’s campaign has accused Facebook of not enforcing its guidelines in order to avoid removing misinformation from Donald Trump and his campaign
  • Facebook’s policies purportedly ban such posts, but the content has remained up with only a warning attached.
  • Twitter has taken a more proactive stance, hiding misinformation, suspending even prominent sources and banning political ads altogether

Facebook is under fire again, accused of not following its own rules mandating the removal of misinformation.

Those policies,  if enforced, would place the social media giant on a collision course with Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.  Facebook rarely removes misinformation posted by Trump or his campaign, but Twitter has shown a willingness for more aggressive action.

In a scathing letter acquired by Axios, Joe Biden’s campaign manager Jen O’Malley Dillon said that Facebook has consistently declined to take action against content such as this video from Donald Trump Jr. The

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