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Mark Zuckerberg’s decision not to act against President Donald Trump’s inflammatory posts about nationwide protests has prompted backlash from within the company’s ranks, concerns the CEO is expected to address today. Civil groups are unhappy as well.

that the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases was out to undermine Trump)."Protest" is the top-mentioned misinformation category, according to the tool. By Sunday, mentions of misinformation had multiplied more than fivefold from before the weekend.

that misinformation related to the unrest in Washington has been proliferating on Twitter through the hashtag #DCblackout.“Russia and China are flooding social media with content targeting the ongoing unrest and violence in the United States,” . “Since May 30, government officials, state-backed media outlets and other Twitter users linked to either Beijing or Moscow have increasingly piggybacked onto hashtags linked to George Floyd … to push divisive messages and criticize Washington's handling of the unfolding crisis.”

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Zuckerberg is a Republican and friend of Trump. Facebook should have standards that are not a reflection of the owner’s political sensibility. Shame on Zuckerberg.

So is all of decent society!

Zuck, the Susan Collins of Silicon Valley.

Sheryl Sandberg's silence is troubling for me. She co-authored Option B with Adam Grant and after reading the book, I expected more from her. Very disappointing.

I am SO DONE with Facebook. DeleteFacebook

It is time to invoke article 25, section 3 and 4 of the Constitution for the removal of the President! Where are the rational leaders of the Congress to propose the 25th article? It is time. ThePresidentIsUnfit

SethAbramson Once all my contacts are notified & pictures transferred; I am closing my account; zuckerberg better do something

SethAbramson Too late Z. I’ve already deleted my Facebook account. I’m no longer a product you can profit from at the expense of civil society.

SethAbramson If Cheryl Sandburg doesn’t step down, she’s lost all credibility.

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