Watch: President Obama piles onto Facebook and its fake-news controversy

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Mark Zuckerberg may not think fake news is a problem on Facebook. President Barack Obama disagrees.

Obama, speaking Thursday alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel during his last international trip as president, called out the spread of inaccurate information, specifically on Facebook and TV, as a threat to free speech and democratic principles.

“In an age where there’s so much active misinformation — and it’s packaged very well and it looks the same when you see it on a Facebook page or you turn on your television ... if everything seems to be the same and no distinctions are made, then we won’t know what to protect,” Obama said

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