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Facebook boycott: Civil rights leaders condemn Zuckerberg, Facebook for fueling racial hatred and violence

USATODAY.com Tuesday, 7 July 2020
After meeting with Facebook executives, civil rights leaders ripped into CEO Mark Zuckerberg for doing too little to stop racial hatred and violence.
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Facebook's decisions to allow controversial posts by President Donald Trump established a "terrible precedent" that could allow the platform to be "weaponized to suppress voting," according to an external civil rights audit released on Wednesday. Conway G. Gittens has more.

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