MONIKA BICKERT (FACEBOOK VP OF CONTENT POLICY): I can't be more clear about this than to say the responsibility for January 6 lies with those who broke the law and those in politics and elsewhere who incited them. And the work that we did both before the election and all the way through January 6, partnering with academics and researchers, working closely with law enforcement and election authorities to understand what the risks were, and to put safety measures in place that started before the election, well before the election, and continued through March, that was work that I'm very proud to have been a part of. I've frankly never seen such an effort to prepare for an election.
ALISYN CAMEROTA (ANCHOR): Why did you dissolve the Civic Integrity department which worked on misinformation before January 6?
BICKERT: We didn't dissolve that team. What we did was build a bigger team that that team became a part of, and in part that's because over the past few years with COVID, with the election, with other matters that we had teams working on individually, we were learning about things like how to use informational labels on content, how to build informational centers, and we wanted to be able to leverage the things that these teams were learning and put them all on one team to work together. We have actually expanded the number of people working on these issues.