Facebook Employees Concerned About Chinese Propaganda

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Some Facebook employees starting voicing concerns about the Chinese government using Facebook to spread propaganda. Newley Purnell for The Wall Street Journal reported:

Now, some Facebook staff are raising concerns on internal message boards and in other employee discussions that the company is being used as a conduit for state propaganda, highlighting sponsored posts from Chinese organizations that purport to show Muslim ethnic minority Uyghurs thriving in China’s Xinjiang region, according to people familiar with the matter.

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  1. wsj.com/articles/facebook-staff-fret-over-chinas-ads-portraying-happy-muslims-in-xinjiang-11617366096