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Tensions rise among Facebook staff as Mark Zuckerberg gives explanation for inaction on President Trump posts

1 month ago   |   By KCCI

The meeting has threatened to ratchet up tensions at Facebook, which has been hit with allegations of right-wing bias from conservatives and criticized by others for tacitly condoning the spread of hate and racism.
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Zuckerberg Defends Trump Policy in Tense Meeting

Zuckerberg Defends Trump Policy in Tense Meeting

1 month ago   |   By Newser

Mark Zuckerberg held firm on his decision not to take action on President Trump's Facebook posts during what insiders say was a tense town hall meeting with employees Tuesday. The CEO told employees that it was a "tough decision," but a review of Facebook's policies shows "that the right action...
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Facebook's Zuckerberg defends his handling of Trump post to staff

Facebook's Zuckerberg defends his handling of Trump post to staff

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told staff at a companywide meeting that he won't change his mind about a decision to leave up posts shared by President Donald Trump last week that many workers felt violated the company's policies against violent rhetoric.
At an all-hands meeting via video chat on Tuesday, Zuckerberg took questions from employees, many of whom have publicly voiced dismay that the Trump post, which seemed to threaten that looters would be shot, was still visible on Facebook's service. Zuckerberg told workers that he and other members of the company's policy team couldn't...
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Mark Zuckerberg stands by decision on Trump posts amid mounting employee frustration

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

In a staff-wide call that Facebook employees described as both tense and awkward, Zuckerberg sought to explain to frustrated employees his reasoning.
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Zuckerberg firm in decision to allow controversial Trump posts on Facebook

Zuckerberg firm in decision to allow controversial Trump posts on Facebook

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday defended what he called a “tough decision” to allow controversial posts from President Trump to remain on Facebook. In an internal call with employees, Zuckerberg said that he was “pretty thorough” when reviewing Facebook's policies regarding Trump's posts - specifically one that had been flagged by rival Twitter for “glorifying violence”...
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After Facebook staff walkout, Zuckerberg defends no action on Trump posts

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees on Tuesday that he stood by his decision not to challenge inflammatory posts by U.S. President Donald Trump, refusing to give ground a day after staff members staged a rare public protest.
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