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Facebook employees hold virtual walkout to protest Zuckerberg’s inaction

Facebook employees hold virtual walkout to protest Zuckerberg’s inaction

Facebook employees are staging a rare protest against the company for leaving up a post from President Donald Trump they say could incite violence. The employees publicly criticized the social network on Twitter over the weekend, escalated their disapproval by staging a virtual walkout and symbolically changing their workplace profile pictures.

Goi 4 months

When the people start dictating the leader how to run things... the country is basically on autopilot and waiting to crash. Sucker Borg is right on this one. Its not the job of the corporations & businesses to decide or force national policies.

Timothy 4 months

This is the essence of the liberal mindset. Politicise everything, challenge every decision, conduct excruciating post mortem on every strategy until it suffocates and paralyses society. There have to be rules, leaders must be afforded latitude and we must exercise our periodic right to send them packing - but not every day!

Matthew McGowan
Matthew McGowan 4 months

“I strongly disagree with how the President spoke about this, but I believe people should be able to see this for themselves, because ultimately accountability for those in positions of power can only happen when their speech is scrutinized out in the open,” Zuckerberg said in a post. How can people have a problem with that? Do they look down on the general populace and think the need to filter what we see and can't make up our own minds?

F G 4 months

Newsvoice really needs to change these tags labeling trash such as the BBC and The Guardian as 'Europe'. Everyone here knows they are fake news and propaganda, and should be labeled accordingly as 'Left leaning'

Jon 4 months

Isn't "the people telling the leader how to run things" the basic concept of democracy?

SomeGuyWhoDoesThings 4 months

I’m pretty sure Facebook leadership is looking to the future, they’ve realized that the conservatives are angry, and twitter set off the president enough for an executive order to start to target them. Facebook is simply trying its damnedist to avoid the inevitable flustercuck that’s coming down the pipe.

Phil Scott
Phil Scott 4 months

All the little Hitlers whine in unison. Yawwwwwwwn.

BumperCar 4 months

How about just fire them? There are many that can gladly take their place.

Mutatis 4 months

Meh, he can always find new employees if needed.

Robert_Clearwater 4 months

Tender people that are quick to sadness and slow to overcome obstacles are just so awful and frustrating. Imagine the idea of waking up and being triggered at something on Facebook. Imagine how absolutely sensitive and frail someone has to be that they need to take time off work because their boss didn't take down an "offensive post."

TiGe3 4 months

Zuckerberg is exceptionally dangerous person. All his mascarade about "freedom of expression" is completely fraud. All he is doing with his website is divide and conquer.

Morbo 4 months

Leftwing organisations are not supossed to stand up for free speech. Why would they tolerate this assault on their sacred cow of one sided perspectives and poltical bias.

Jus Saying
Jus Saying 4 months

Absolutely nothing wrong with what Trump said, people are destroying businesses and attacking people. The cop that killed George has been charge and a trial will take place, what else do they want.

Fin 4 months

Y does anyone bother with Facebook.. It's the nuts running the nut house with greedy mark doing what grredymark does.. Kiss butt

tim 4 months

Don’t like it show him and quit. That will show him

eddy yetty
eddy yetty 4 months

Facebook employees walk out because they think people are too stu*** to make decisions and critically think for themselves. The saviour complex on these people is astounding

endubito 4 months

This story is priceless. "I am changing my profile pic!" Now that has some real bite to it.

Mat McKenzie
Mat McKenzie 4 months

A virtual walkout would be an absolute pisser to watch. Just watching these individuals walk away, then return to close the video chat haha

Argaveus 4 months

Not a fan of social media

Raf 4 months

Let fakebook die. It is useless anyway

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