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Tech & Science Facebook employees criticize Zuckerberg for Trump post

14:15  02 june  2020
14:15  02 june  2020 Source:   rp-online.de

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding fact-check labels to Trump's tweets

  Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding fact-check labels to Trump's tweets Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responded to criticism from President Donald Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a series of tweets Wednesday night. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responded on Wednesday to mounting criticism from President Donald Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg after Twitter added fact-checking labels to the president's tweets about mail-in ballots.

Some Facebook employees plan to stage a virtual walkout on Monday to protest CEO Mark Zuckerberg 's decision not to take action on a series of controversial posts from President Donald Trump last week, a person familiar with the plans told CNN Business.

Facebook Inc. employees became increasingly bold in expressing their dismay at Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg ’s decision not to take action on incendiary comments posted to the social network by U.S. President Donald Trump , tweeting out criticisms and staging a virtual walkout.

Menlo Park. Riots in Menlo Park: Employees of social media giant Facebook publicly criticize founder Mark Zuckerberg's decision not to take action against US President Donald Trump's controversial statement, unlike Twitter.

 Das Facebook-Logo (Symbolbild). © Frederico Gambarini / dpa The Facebook logo (icon image).

"Mark is wrong - and I will try to change his mind as loud as possible," wrote Ryan Freitas, who is responsible for product design on Facebook's news feed, on Monday on Twitter. "I'm a Facebook employee who disagrees with Mark's decision not to do anything about Trump's recent posts that are clearly fueling violence," said product designer Jason Stirman.

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 Chinese state media use anti-racism protests to criticize the USA © Jose Luis Magana With a view to the pro-democratic protests in Hong Kong, Chinese state media used the riots in the USA to criticize Washington at the weekend. In the dispute over the future of Hong Kong, Chinese state media used the riots in the USA at the weekend to criticize Washington.

Trump and Zuckerberg spoke on the phone Friday, a source familiar with the call previously told CNN. While only a small number of Facebook employees Taking action on Trump 's posts risks angering the White House and conservatives, who have long complained of alleged bias on the platform, but

UPDATED: Multiple Facebook employees publicly criticized CEO Mark Zuckerberg ’s decision to not take down Donald Trump ’s racially charged post suggesting Minneapolis rioters would be shot at. Zuckerberg , in a post Friday on Facebook , said while Trump ’s message included a “troubling

According to US media reports, some Facebook employees also quit their home office on Monday in protest. However, it remained unclear how many employees took part in the campaign. A spokeswoman for Facebook told the New York Times that employees are encouraged to speak openly if they disagree with the management.

The controversy is about a tweet from Trump, which was also mirrored on Trump's Facebook profile. In it, the US President responded to the first riots in Minneapolis after the death of African American George Floyd due to police violence. The president wrote that control would be restored, adding: "When the looting begins, the gunshot" - "when the looting starts, the shooting starts". The sentence is a historical quote. With these words, the then Miami chief of police announced tough action against the black population in 1967.

Facebook refuses to delete a message from Donald Trump despite the indignation of its employees

 Facebook refuses to delete a message from Donald Trump despite the indignation of its employees Mark Zuckerberg refused to sanction polemical remarks by Donald Trump and is publicly disavowed by employees © Rafael Henrique / SOPA Images / Si / SIPA Le Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook account POLEMIQUE - Mark Zuckerberg has refused to sanction controversial remarks by Donald Trump and is publicly disavowed by employees The clash between Twitter and Donald Trump splashes Facebook .

Facebook employees are speaking out this weekend about Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg ’s lack of movement to take down President Trump ’s posts . Yahoo Finance’s Brian Sozzi, Alexis Christoforous, and Dan Howley break down the details.

(Reuters) - Facebook (NASDAQ: FB ) employees critical of CEO Mark Zuckerberg 's decision not to act on President Donald Trump 's inflammatory In the post , Zuckerberg , who last week took pains to distance his company from the fight between Twitter and Trump , also said Facebook had been in

Twitter provided a warning to Trump's tweet for violating the ban on glorifying violence on the platform. Zuckerberg, on the other hand, explained that the post was compatible with Facebook's rules, even if he personally disliked such "divisive and seductive rhetoric". "But it is my responsibility not only to react personally, but as the head of an institution that is committed to freedom of speech."

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