Facebook employees are openly revolting against CEO Marck Zuckerberg over the company’s decision to leave a post by Donald Trump, censured on Twitter for being an incitement to violent, up on its platform.
For some, it went further than simply allowing the story to stay up on its platform, “Mark Zuckerberg Comes to Trump’s Defense,” The New Republic’s headline went as the CEO went on Fox News to denounce Twitter. It’s against this backdrop that Facebook employees finally spoke out in open revolt.
Mark is wrong, and I will endeavor in the loudest possible way to change his mind.
— Ryan Freitas (@ryanchris) June 1, 2020
Censoring information that might help people see the complete picture *is* wrong. But giving a platform to incite violence and spread disinformation is unacceptable, regardless who you are or if it’s newsworthy. I disagree with Mark’s position and will work to…