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Facebook to apply state media labels on Russian, Chinese outlets

06 Jun 2020

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc will start labeling Russian, Chinese and other state-controlled media organizations, and later this summer will block any ads from such outlets that target U.S. users, it said on Thursday.

Snapchat removes Trump account from curated promotional section

04 Jun 2020

SAN FRANCISCO Snap Inc said it would no longer promote U.S. President Donald Trump's account in Snapchat's Discover section, saying his incendiary comments last week made the account ineligible for the curated section where users explore new content. | Video

Early Facebook staffers denounce Zuckerberg stance on Trump posts

04 Jun 2020

SAN FRANCISCO Nearly three dozen former employees from Facebook's early days on Wednesday blasted Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg's decision not to act against incendiary posts by U.S. President Donald Trump as "cowardly" and a "betrayal" of company ideals.

Snap removes Trump account from curated promotional section

03 Jun 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, June 3 Snap Inc said it would no longer promote U.S. President Donald Trump's account in Snapchat's Discover section, saying his inflammatory comments last week made the account ineligible for the curated section where users explore new content.

After Facebook staff walkout, Zuckerberg defends no action on Trump posts

03 Jun 2020

SAN FRANCISCO 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.

Facebook employee says leaders fail to address staff outcry over Trump posts

03 Jun 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, June 2 A Facebook employee said company leaders holding an all-hands meeting on Tuesday had so far failed to address concerns of staff who walked away from their desks to protest Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg's handling of inflammatory posts by U.S. President Donald Trump.

Facebook staffers walk out saying Trump's posts should be reined in

02 Jun 2020

Facebook employees walked away from their work-from-home desks on Monday and took to Twitter to accuse Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg of inadequately policing U.S. President Donald Trump's posts as strictly as the rival platform has done. | Video

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