Facebook's Zuckerberg faces employee backlash over Trump protest comments


Mark Zuckerberg criticized by his employeesFacebook employees critical of CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s decision not to act on President Donald Trump’s inflammatory comments about U.S. protests went public on Twitter, praising the rival social media company for acting, and rebuking their own employer.

Many tech workers at companies - including Facebook Inc (FB.O), Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google, and Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) - have actively pursued social justice issues in recent years, urging their employers to take action and change policies.

Even so, the weekend criticism marked a rare case of high-level employees publicly taking their chief executive to task, with at least three of the seven critical posts seen by Reuters coming from people who identified themselves as senior managers.

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