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As Trump warns of leftist violence, a dangerous threat emerges from the right-wing boogaloo movement

Prosecutors even successfully argued before a federal magistrate in Texas over the weekend that a drug possession suspect with alleged boogaloo ties should be denied bond because Facebook and Instagram posts advocating violence against National Guard members and threatening to kill looters showed he was a “threat to the community.” Boogaloo is more of a […]

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Facebook employees said they were ‘caught in an abusive relationship’ with Trump as internal debates raged

Zuckerberg also met privately with black executives to discuss their pain and objections to the post, which referred to responding to protesters over George Floyd’s death. And employees questioned whether Facebook was in an “abusive relationship” with the president, according to a trove of documents that showed more than 200 posts from an internal message […]

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Snapchat will no longer promote Trump after comments that incited ‘racial violence and injustice’

(Reuters) — Snap said it would no longer promote U.S. President Donald Trump’s account in Snapchat’s Discover section, saying his incendiary comments last week made the account ineligible for the curated section where users explore new content. “We will not amplify voices who incite racial violence and injustice by giving them free promotion on Discover,” […]

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Mark Zuckerberg defends decisions on Trump as Facebook employee unrest grows

In response, dozens of Facebook employees participated in a virtual walkout on Monday, and many more expressed outrage in internal forums and on Twitter. At least two employees have resigned, according to public posts and tweets and conversations with workers. “Open and honest discussion has always been a part of Facebook’s culture,” spokesperson Liz Bourgeois […]

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Donald Trump extends U.S. telecom supply chain ban aimed at Huawei and ZTE

(Reuters) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday extended for another year an executive order signed in May 2019 declaring a national emergency and barring U.S. companies from using telecommunications equipment made by firms posing a national security risk. The order invoked the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, which gives the president the authority to regulate […]