CEO of Facebook mark Zuckerberg has decided not to change, not marking or deleting the posts of President of the United States Donald trump, reported Reuters on June 2.
Zuckerberg said the company’s employees, who staged a virtual protest against the official policy of the social network, video chat. He noted that he did a thorough examination and took the decision to leave the positions of politicians unchanged.
Dozens of Facebook employees staged a strike, of 1 June, they took a day off in protest against the decision of Mark Zuckerberg to respond to the posts of President of the United States Donald trump about the protests in America.
The reason for the strike was the message trump about demonstrations in USA. On may 29, he wrote on Twitter and Facebook about the protests in Minneapolis: “When the looting starts, the shooting starts”. This phrase is widely seen as a signal by the President against the protesters force will be used, said the publication BuzzFeed.
Twitter has marked this tweet trump as glorify violence, and Facebook did not respond to the post. Zuckerberg said may 29 that the message of the President of the United States does not violate the rules of the social network, and warns citizens about the actions of the state. He noted that he “strongly disagrees” with the way the President spoke about the protests in Minneapolis, but believes that “people should know whether the government planned to use force”. According to the newspaper Axios, may 29, Zuckerberg and trump held a telephone conversation in their environment called productive.
Dissatisfied with the position Zuckerberg, Facebook employees began posting messages in social media criticizing the leadership. Sources CNN the company said that the personnel Department will not retaliate against employees who decided to strike.
Mass protests in the US began after the death of a detainee by the police African-American George Floyd. The cause of the disturbances was the video where a police officer presses a knee on the man’s neck and he says that he can not breathe. The patrol suspected Floyd that he paid with a fake $ 20 bill. After the death of the man, riots broke out across the country. The police officer who applied a choke hold during the arrest, Floyd was arrested.