Dozens of employees of the liberal and intolerant social media giant Facebook have decided to unite to challenge the left-wing political bias deeply ingrained in the company. Although the post went up quietly on Facebook’s internal message board last week, it quickly took off inside the social network’s inner sanctum.
Titled “We Have a Problem With Political Diversity,” the post took a shot at Facebook’s intolerant views of differing political opinions. “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.”
In fact, Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, told Congress this year that he wanted the company to “be a platform for all ideas.” Yet the company continues to punish conservative views on their platform and has even gone so far as to silence and censor others for their dissent.
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 York Times
But not everyone is happy about the post or the new group, and they are the intolerant liberals. They see the formation of a group which advocates political diversity to be insensitive to minorities. Some liberals at Facebook were so offended by the idea of diversity that they filed official complaints. One engineer (who declined to be identified for fear of retaliation) said several people were so offended by the politically tolerant group that they had lodged complaints with their managers about FB’ers for Political Diversity. They were also told that the post and the group had not broken any company rules. But other employees say the group looks like it is constructive and open to differing political opinions.
According to The New York Times, the activity is a rare sign of organized dissent within Facebook over the company’s largely liberal workplace culture. It’s not going over well with the intolerant leftists either. While the new group is just a sliver of Facebook’s workforce of more than 25,000, the company’s workers have in the past appeared less inclined than their peers at other tech companies to challenge the leadership, and most have been loyalists to its chief executive, uber lefty Mark Zuckerberg.
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, is scheduled to testify at a Senate hearing about social media manipulation in elections in a week. A team helping Sandberg prepare for the hearing next Wednesday has warned her that some Republican lawmakers will likely raise questions about Facebook and its political biases, according to two people involved in the preparations.
Click here to read Amerige’s post which was obtained by The New York Times.
What’s facebook? Never used it.
That’s right! Who the feck cares. They’re a lost cause and anyone who wants to throw their personal lives on display are idiots.
Its a start…..
These dozens better start looking for a new job as their time is limited now at their current employer….
Cuckerberg will set these troublemakers straight.
And the firings will commence in 5…4…3…2…
I will blow this popcicle stand wide open. Firstly, President Trump is 100% correct about the corruption and the manipulation. We have been quietly investigating this for various agencies over the past 4 years and have uncovered a vast collusion to steal, and I do not use that word lightly, hundreds of millions of dollars from UN and other aid budgets and to divert that money into the Clinton campaign, much of this directed by Obama. This is unprecedented corruption by a sitting official. As for the tech companies, they have been working 24/7 to cover all this up in search results and online and in social media. But the cracks keep coming up like a bad sandwich.
The employees work at the discretion of the employer. When Mark Zuckerberg says jump, even in their private life they jump and say, “Yes sir”. He owns those employees. This is the USA without organized labor. You want it, you got it. Welcome to the return of the Robber Barron’s, monopolies.
FB is nationalized, a too-big-to-fail, organ of the state, not subversive.
Facebook is de-facto monopolized but not nationalized. Its not government owned. Their are two perspectives to look at. Does Facebook do the bidding of the US Government or is Facebook just one part of a globalist corporatist octopus that has the US government do its bidding? I see a symbiotic mutually advantageous relationship with the corporatist globalist octopus as the master and government its servant.
You’re saying that the monopoly was decided at the IMF and not the Fed Res level, international and not national, in scope.
The tinpot dictatorship is just a front, for a larger, global interest, passive, and not acting in an executive capacity.
“On 18 November 2013 British television host Martin Bashir discredited a comparison made by U.S. politician Sarah Palin between the United States’ debt to China and slavery by referring to -> *Derby’s dose.”
They’re telling you the correct way to talk to their colored women, and that you have no formal right to participate.
Antifa wants antebellum n/gger status for whites.
They were given special, legal privileges, in this country. Broadcasting does not fall under the First Amendment. It is a special, legal privilege, to hog the airwaves, not afforded to common, everyday people. It can never be overstated, ever. I will not cover for it, how they were given state monopolies, without a real struggle. They were handed the moral high ground, before any kind of demonstrations, etc. were even possible.
The limey Brit MSM bastards like “The Guardian,” the BBC, “The Times,” and others, have no right to have access to US MSM. They represent a Monarchy not a Republic. They have no sympathy for Americans, the Constitution, or the Bill of Rights, and are openly hostile to legal immigration in the US and the 2ND Amendment. At least that obnoxious prig Piers Morgan is back in the UK where he belongs. Now, if we can just deport John Oliver.
FB is too-big-to-jail, nationalized, and a state actor, for all intents and purposes.
If Facebook is so bad than why do I have to join Facebook in order to post comments at the apex MSM organizations like “The New York Times” and the “Washington Post?”
I mean, if Facebook was so bad wouldn’t the pillars of Free Speech and Free Expression and a Free Press and the Forth Estate ban Facebook?
Been in the forefront of the analog to digital age.
Told my kids do not go on any social media its only future trouble.
The zero’s and one’s stay forever.
Boycott all social media – unplug cable etc.
(how) do they stay off? if you have been successful at persuading your kids to stay off social media, you should write and post an article up onto here. particularly as to how to do so without taking away devices, or turning your kids into pariahs at school, etc.
“Told my kids do not go on any social media its only future trouble.”
Mark Zuckerberg is a 3ew which is why many people call Facebook Faceberg.
George Soros is a 3ew.
The New York Times is often called the 3ew York Times because the owners are 3ews.
Almost all the Commisars during Communist Russia were 3ews but it is still called the Russian Revolution.
Most 3ews are leftist liberals, even the so-called Neo-cons which some cal Neo-Communists.
This post will be offensive to some 3ews. Which is understandable. It is probably offensive to Italians when someone talks about the Italian Mafia. But no one tries to prohibit communication about something that offends Italians, only things that offend 3ews.
The deep state is another euphemism for “The 3ews”.
Whomever you can not offend is the one who rules.
Everybody wants to rule the world. The 3ews actually do.
But don’t be disheartened. They are not Omni-potent, infallible, nor smarter. They are very well organized, ethnocentric, racist supremists, who lie, steal, and cheat everyone else. But they are no better.
There are some good 3ews. Some of them are good people in spite of the group think.
As a people they’re very capable putting great energy into education. It shows in their disproportionate representation in science, mathematics and medicine. Their willingness to help each other is an advantage but they put in the time and effort educating themselves. Sports celebrities aren’t their heroes, physicians, scientists and businessmen are. Who would form a cabal that had extreme reach and power? Certainly not the ignorant, uneducated, non ambitious and disorganized. To a great degree a lot of anti semitism is jealousy.
The religion of globalism is replacement theology.
Court 3ews have no intention of restoring Mosaic Law, Greater Israe/, or the house of David.
B from Ca;
Interesting post. I spent a lot of my working life dealing with The people you speak of. Some were ok and some were just miserable assholes. Your analogy with Italians is a good one. They don’t instantly put up a firewall if a segment of their people are called out. People need to call a spade a spade when it is appropriate. The last reference is not an ethnic slam. It’s just what I grew up saying and it refers to playing cards. Having to type that makes me aware of just how screwed the PC movement has gone. I think I will go work in my shop.
I’m half Italian and was largely immersed in that side. Italians were most often satisfied in a blue collar world. Their affinity for the use of personal violence to settle disputes generally exceeds that of the typical white American but is far more tame than the negro. Italians like flash too which has a similarity with the aforementioned but there are major differences; FAMILY, CHILDREN and HARD WORK.
So facebook has some SENSIBLE people working for them? Who would’ve believed that?
How to boil a frog?
Put him in a pot of nice warm water. When he thinks
you are treating him to a nice spa day….. you turn the
temp up every 10 or 20 minutes…..until done. Stick a
fork in him… he’s ready.
That is what Zuckerberg wants. He is a #1 Globalist.
The site he has is his site… but he is lying to the
public about the purpose of his site.
Like sheep, people want something and are willing to
eat poop to have it.
I have too much reguard for my fellow man and country
to made a billionaire ( manipulater) out of a snake like him.
I read that YouTube is now going to delete all videos and channels where guns are featured. If you want to see and read unfiltered news and information, and see videos that are being deleted from the internet, go to real.video with Mike Adams, or NewsTarget. No propaganda, just the stuff the libs and the deep state don’t want you to see.
With all the national problems in the US (like hideous public deficits, failing infrastructure, getting involved in endless wars, lousy schools, and many more huge problems); it seems the only thing several magazines, internet news and opinion web sites, newspapers, and other outlets can talk about is condemning Southerners again and again, many saying we are only supremacists who want to restore slavery. We are continuously portrayed as uneducated, inbred, and pathologically racist. One opinion piece stated the idea of a Southern people and their culture must be eradicated once and for all (good luck with that). Every type and group of people are allowed to express pride and rightfully so, except us. For the record I want to say I feel the deepest sense of profound fortune that for my one and only life, I was born in the Deep South, and am a straight white Southern Christian male. I thank GOD for my bitrthright, my brothers feel the same. We are the most reviled, ridiculed, despised, maligned, and derided of all, and relentlessly so. That’s okay, I don’t want them to like me. Rather, I earnestly believe I am one of the lucky ones.
The US is approaching its existential end in a few generations. Extreme diversity, and upheaval of demography does not strengthen and unite a nation and its society, it will eventually tear it apart. The only way a nation like this can be held together will be with a grotesquely massive and supremely powerful gov’t, with few or highly restricted and limited civil rights. Don’t believe me, look at every country in world where diversity is promoted. We are now starting to see the fruit of TPTB and its minions such as the MSM, “civil rights” organizations, various fed. agencies and bureaus, Marxists in higher education, and NGO’s.
I don’t use any of them,they serve no purpose.
Yes, and $100 says facebook has a round of layoffs soon.
Earth to disgruntled facebook employees: The door swings both ways. Don’t like where you work? Work someplace else, or better yet build your own media site. But for God’s sake, Stop whining!
I was building microcomputers as early as 1975 and was onto the internet when it was mostly for scientific research. I knew they were going to have a major impact on the world though not as big as it has. Facebook and social media took me totally by surprise.
Reminds me of: