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Mark Zuckerberg reportedly helped reinstate a video that falsely claims abortion is 'never medically necessary,' caving to complaints of Republican politicians

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and former Facebook employee Frances Haugen.
Matt McClain-Pool/Getty Images/Andrew Harnik/AP 17 news outlets reported further findings from Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen's leaked internal documents.
Zuckerberg helped reinstate an inaccurate anti-abortion video after Republican politicians protested its removal, records reviewed by the Financial Times reveal.
Employees repeatedly urged Facebook execs to stop bending the rules for politicians, the report says.
New revelations from Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen's leaked internal documents show that...
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A 'lobbyist who has to make the president happy' is part of Facebook's content moderation, employees complain: report

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg with Facebook's Vice President of Global Public Policy Joel Kaplan.
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Joel Kaplan, head of the company's policy shop and a former GOP operative, oversees content moderation.
Employees complain that the arrangement "protects powerful constituencies," especially on the right.
In contrast, Twitter and Google keep a "firewall" between lobbyists and content moderation teams.
Facebook employees have been sounding the alarm over the role that the company's policy shop - which is in charge of engaging with and lobbying lawmakers in Washington...
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What Facebook's internal documents reveal about the company

1 month ago   |   By NPR

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to the Washington Post's Tory Newmyer about new documents that show that CEO Mark Zuckerberg approved a decision to crack down on political dissenters in Vietnam.
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Mark Zuckerberg opposed pushing Spanish-language voting information on WhatsApp because he thought it would look partisan

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and former Facebook employee Frances Haugen.
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Mark Zuckerberg objected to pushing a Spanish-language voting resource on WhatsApp in 2020.
The Facebook CEO argued that sending millions of WhatsApp users voting resources would look partisan.
Zuckerberg's opposition to the effort was exposed as part of a major leak of internal Facebook documents.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg opposed pushing a Spanish-language version of Facebook's "voting information center" on WhatsApp, arguing that it wouldn't be "politically...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has become more isolated inside his own company, former employees have reportedly said

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Mark Zuckerberg has become isolated inside his own company, sources told The Washington Post.
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Former Facebook employees gave details about Mark Zuckerberg's management style to The Washington Post.
The former employees said that Zuckerberg had become more isolated inside his own company.
They said he dominated decision-making at Facebook, including a move to censor content in Vietnam.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has become more isolated inside his own company, The Washington Post reported former employees as saying, as he grapples with growing criticism and fallout...
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