By Dana Sanchez
Facebook has a “Black people problem” and the platform is failing its Black employees and Black users, former Facebook employee Mark S. Luckie said in a memo he sent to all company employees globally.
The number of Black employees at Facebook does not represent the company’s Black user base, Luckie said, and Facebook’s disenfranchisement of Black people on the platform mirrors the marginalization of its Black employees.
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Black people are finding that their attempts to create ‘safe spaces’ on Facebook for conversation among themselves are being derailed by the platform itself. Non-black people are reporting what are meant to be positive efforts as hate speech, despite them often not violating Facebook’s terms of service. Their content is removed without notice. Accounts are suspended indefinitely.” — former Facebook employee Mark S. Luckie.
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