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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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President Trump Wears a Mask for First Time

President Trump Wears a Mask for First Time

President Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended... Read more ...

U.S. records more than 66,000 new coronavirus cases in record spike

U.S. records more than 66,000 new coronavirus cases in record spike

The United States recorded its highest one-day spike in new coronavirus cases since the pandemic began as hospitals in some hotspots approach capacity. The U.S. single-day... Read more ...

Trump Commutes Sentence Of Longtime Friend And Adviser Roger Stone

Trump Commutes Sentence Of Longtime Friend And Adviser Roger Stone

The president has used his clemency power to spare Stone a prison sentence following his conviction in a federal court. It's the latest official intercession in a case... Read more ...

Trump Commutes Sentence of Roger Stone

Trump Commutes Sentence of Roger Stone

Roger Stone won't be going to jail after all. On Friday evening, President Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime confidant, a move that came just days before the... Read more ...

Trump Commutes Sentence Of Adviser Roger Stone In Obstruction Case

Trump Commutes Sentence Of Adviser Roger Stone In Obstruction Case

The president's longtime confidant was convicted of lying, witness tampering and obstruction in the Russia probe. Read more ...

Mother Nature Puts Crimp in Trump Rally Plans

Mother Nature Puts Crimp in Trump Rally Plans

President Trump's campaign staffers have had their eye for some time on New Hampshire as a state they could flip in November, after Trump barely lost there in 2016. That's why... Read more ...

Watchdog Details Storm Of Political Pressure In Sharpiegate

Watchdog Details Storm Of Political Pressure In Sharpiegate

A new inspector general report says the Trump administration may have undercut public trust in weather warnings and even hindered public safety - all over a tweet. Read more ...

Wisconsin Congressman Has Coughing Fit At Mask-Optional State GOP Convention

Wisconsin Congressman Has Coughing Fit At Mask-Optional State GOP Convention

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Trump Team Swoons After Their Boss Finally Dons Face Mask Months After...

Trump Team Swoons After Their Boss Finally Dons Face Mask Months After Everybody Else

Walter Reed requires visitors to wear a mask if maintaining social distancing isn't possible, which it apparently wasn't for Trump. Read more ...

Roger Stone Still A 'Convicted Felon,' And 'Rightly So,' Says Robert Mueller...

Roger Stone Still A 'Convicted Felon,' And 'Rightly So,' Says Robert Mueller In Angry Op-Ed

“Russia's actions were a threat to America's democracy,” Mueller wrote in response to Trump's criticism. “It was critical that they be investigated.” Read more ...