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Two Facebook employees quit over handling of Trump posts

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

Two Facebook software engineers publicly quit the company on Tuesday, as internal dissent escalated over how the social network has handled posts from President Trump.
Timothy Aveni posted on LinkedIn that he was resigning because Facebook had not held Trump to its community standards. “Over and over he posts abhorrent, targeted messages that would get any other Facebook user suspended from the platform,” Aveni wrote.
Another engineer, Owen Anderson, wrote on Twitter that he was “proud to announce” he was resigning on Tuesday as he would “no longer support policies and values I vehemently...
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A Facebook software engineer publicly resigned in protest over the social network's 'propagation of weaponized hatred'

A Facebook software engineer publicly resigned in protest over the social network's 'propagation of weaponized hatred'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

A Facebook employee has publicly resigned over the company's handling of Trump's posts.
The California engineer accused Facebook of being "on the wrong side of history."
Facebook has refused to take action against a post from Trump that talked about "shooting" in response to the protests, which Twitter said glorified violence.
Employees at the social network have launched an unprecedented protest against their employer, staging a walkout on Monday.
The resigning engineer said Facebook is"providing a platform that enables politicians to radicalize individuals and glorify violence."
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