By Keith Griffith For Dailymail.com
Published: 18:57 BST, 9 September 2020 | Updated: 19:23 BST, 9 September 2020
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has spoke out in a wide-ranging interview, saying that he hopes his social media platform does not destroy society as we know it.
Asked in an interview with Axios published on Wednesday whether Facebook is accelerating social destruction, Zuckerberg replied: 'I have a little more confidence in democracy than that. And I hope my confidence isn't misplaced.'
Zuckerberg also said it is 'just wrong' to consider Facebook a right-wing echo chamber, despite conservative content frequently topping the site's lists of most popular content.
He said that despite high 'engagement' with partisan content, it does not represent the majority of what people see and read on the platform.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has spoke out in a wide-ranging interview, saying that he hopes his social media platform does not destroy society as we know it
'It's true that partisan content often has kind of a higher percent of people ... engaging with it, commenting on it, liking it,' Zuckerberg told the outlet.
'But I think it's important to