Facebook to review policy after outcry over Trump posts

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Facebook, has promised to review the social network’s policies that led to its decision to not moderate controversial messages posted by the US president that appeared to encourage violence against those protesting against police racism. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/forbes-ronaldos-105-million-year-tops-messi-and-crowns-him-soccers-first-billion-dollar-man/ Protests continue over police brutality as several United States cities hold memorials to honour George Floyd, an unarmed Black man who was killed by police in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 25.California’s governor has ordered the state police training programme to stop teaching officers how to use a…

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Social Media: President Trump Signs Executive Order

On Thursday, the US president Donald trump fulfilled his threat to “do something about social media” by signing executive order to that effect. Trump had threatened to silence social media platforms for what he claimed are “stifling free speech” and silencing conservatives. “This will be a Big Day for Social Media” he tweeted a few hours before he signed the executive order. The motive behind the order has centered on the events of Tuesday, when Twitter fact-checked him following his tweets calling mail-in voting fraud. Twitter attached a link under…

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Facebook Propagates Remote Work After CoVid-19

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday remote work is here to stay, and that half of the social network’s staff could be doing jobs from afar within a decade. Zuckerberg devoted a live-streamed “town hall’ meeting with employees to how a remote-work trend compelled by the pandemic is being embraced by employees without affecting productivity. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/eid-fitri-fg-declares-25th-and-26th-as-public-holiday/ He outlined steps Facebook will take to adapt operations to remote work for the long-term, saying it is quite possible that about half of the company’s employees could doing their jobs that…

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