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Facebook Workers Stage Virtual “Walkout,” Call Out Inaction on Trump’s Posts Inciting Violence

HeadlineJun 02, 2020

Facebook employees staged a virtual “walkout” Monday, in solidarity with the nationwide demonstrations and to protest Facebook’s handling of Trump posts that “incite violence.” Last week Twitter placed a warning on a Trump post that included the phrase “when the looting starts, the shooting starts,” saying it violated rules about glorifying violence. But Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg declined to take any action on the same post, despite concerns voiced by a growing number of its staff.

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