Biden rows back on Facebook 'killing people' comment The US president says he was referring to a dozen people spreading misinformation on the platform. Unscripted remarks start to haunt President BidenPresident Biden has been more freewheeling with his remarks in the last few weeks, leading to slip-ups the White House has had to clean up. Joe Biden says Facebook isn’t ‘killing people,’ but misinformation causes harmHe walked back comments on the company’s moderation. White House looks to cool battle with FacebookThe White House on Monday sought to cool its heated confrontation with Facebook, which had festered over the weekend after President Biden accused the social media giant of “killing people” with misinformation about coronavirus vaccines. Biden clarifies comments about Facebook ‘killing people’ with vaccine misinformationThe president said he hopes that “instead of taking it personally,” Facebook spends more energy focusing on “the outrageous misinformation” being spread about vaccines on the popular social network. Biden walks back criticism: 'Facebook isn't killing people'President Biden on Monday softened his criticism that platforms like Facebook are "killing people" with misinformation ‘Facebook isn’t killing people’: Biden softens his attack over vaccine misinformation.The president said that he wished that Facebook would “do something” about false information about Covid vaccines. Biden softens tone on Facebook, urges action on vaccine misinformationU.S. President Joe Biden took a softer tone when talking about Facebook Inc (FB.O) on Monday, after saying last week that the social media company was "killing people" by allowing the spread of misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines.