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Fri Aug 31, 2018, 01:23 AM

"Dozens at Facebook Unite to Challenge Its 'Intolerant' Liberal Culture"

More: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/28/technology/inside-facebook-employees-political-bias.html
SAN FRANCISCO — The post went up quietly on Facebook’s internal message board last week. Titled “We Have a Problem With Political Diversity,” it quickly took off inside the social network.

“We are a political monoculture that’s intolerant of different views,” Brian Amerige, a senior Facebook engineer, wrote in the post, which was obtained by The New York Times. “We claim to welcome all perspectives, but are quick to attack — often in mobs — anyone who presents a view that appears to be in opposition to left-leaning ideology.”

Since the post went up, more than 100 Facebook employees have joined Mr. Amerige to form an online group called FB’ers for Political Diversity, according to two people who viewed the group’s page and who were not authorized to speak publicly. The aim of the initiative, according to Mr. Amerige’s memo, is to create a space for ideological diversity within the company.

The new group has upset other Facebook employees, who said its online posts were offensive to minorities. One engineer, who declined to be identified for fear of retaliation, said several people had lodged complaints with their managers about FB’ers for Political Diversity and were told that it had not broken any company rules.

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Reply "Dozens at Facebook Unite to Challenge Its 'Intolerant' Liberal Culture" (Original post)
Jamaal510 Aug 2018 OP
Cha Aug 2018 #1
byronius Aug 2018 #3
dchill Aug 2018 #2
Kurt V. Aug 2018 #4
smirkymonkey Aug 2018 #5

Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Fri Aug 31, 2018, 01:31 AM

1. Wow.. thanks for the

news, Jamaal. Wth, FB?

Say like this "ideology"/diversity"?..

I got Facebook to remove content from the Tea Party Facebook page that Ron DeSantis

https://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=11074283

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Response to Cha (Reply #1)

Fri Aug 31, 2018, 02:15 AM

3. Applause applause.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Fri Aug 31, 2018, 01:32 AM

2. And that, my friends, is what piss and vinegar tastes like.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Fri Aug 31, 2018, 04:21 AM

4. so...if your not a racist

its left-leaning ideology.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Fri Aug 31, 2018, 04:30 AM

5. You mean you have a problem with hate speech.

Yeah, we get it, snowflakes. Suck it up.

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