Facebook boycott leaders ‘disappointed’ after meeting with Zuckerberg, Sandberg

The group likewise critiques Facebook’s reward structure for material on its platform and how the business’s political relationships, like that with the Trump administration. “Facebook is a company of incredible resources,” the boycott’s organizers wrote. While the group does not think that other tech platforms are blameless, it focused efforts on Facebook due to the business’s sheer scale and outsized effect on discourse both on and off the platform.

Following the conversation with Facebook’s uppermost leadership echelon, leaders from four of the companies leading the boycott called the chat an unquestionable disappointment. The effort is led by a handful of civil rights groups and other organizations, including the ADL, Color of Change, Sleeping Giants, the NAACP and the tech business Mozilla. The group also critiques Facebook’s incentive structure for material on its platform and how the company’s political relationships, like that with the Trump administration. “Facebook is a business of incredible resources,” the boycott’s organizers composed. While the group does not think that other tech platforms are blameless, it focused efforts on Facebook due to the business’s sheer scale and outsized impact on discourse both on and off the platform.

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