The internal company forum was called Facebook Anon, and it was created in May 2015 as a way for employees to freely discuss subjects about the Facebook workplace. However, the forum soon became a hub for political discussions and was increasingly used by Facebook employees who were Donald Trump supporters, reports Business Insider. Facebook had … Continue reading “Facebook shut down an anonymous employee forum run by Trump supporters after harassment issues”
The internal company forum was called Facebook Anon, and it was created in May 2015 as a way for employees to freely discuss subjects about the Facebook workplace.
While many companies provide employees with forums for expressing opinions, the turmoil over a worker’s internal memo on workplace diversity has put focus on risks accompanying open discussion of contentious issues.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg concluded that the group was being used to harass employees, Business Insider wrote.
Facebook shut down an anonymous online group for employees in late 2016 after it was increasingly used to talk about Donald Trump and other US presidential candidates. While initially pitched in 2015 as a way for employees to anonym...
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg shut down an anonymous employee group following the election of Donald Trump, after it devolved into a forum for divisive political commentary that alarmed management, according to a report b...