Fb staff signal letter opposing political advertisements coverage

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SAN FRANCISCO — A whole bunch of Fb staff have signed a letter to CEO Mark Zuckerberg and different executives saying they oppose the social community’s coverage of letting politicians lie in commercials.

The New York Instances reported Monday that greater than 250 employees have signed the letter urging Fb leaders to alter the coverage that they are saying is a “threat to what FB stands for.” Whereas that’s a small fraction of Fb’s workforce of greater than 35,000, it’s a uncommon exhibiting of worker dissent typically extra typical of Google and Amazon.

Fb spokeswoman Bertie Thomson says the corporate appreciates its staff voicing their issues however the firm “remains committed to not censoring political speech.”

The worker letter follows widespread criticism of Fb’s advert coverage, together with from Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a number one Democratic presidential candidate.

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