Zuckerberg vs. His Staff: Facebook Employees Livid Over Refusal to Censor Trump

Employees tweeted their discontent and staged virtual walkout


Tensions are escalating inside Facebook over the social platform’s laissez-faire approach to the president’s posts.

While Twitter took an active approach to Donald Trump’s account last week—including flagging a tweet that encouraged shooting unarmed protesters—Facebook chose to interpret Trump’s message differently and has not modified the same post. 

Some Facebook employees are upset over the policy—and tweeted about it.

“I work at Facebook and I am not proud of how we’re showing up,” Jason Toff, director of product management, tweeted early Monday morning.

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