Posted 9 days ago
Following the “indefinite” suspension of President Donald Trump from its platform, Facebook has warned employees to avoid wearing company-branded clothing over fears for their safety.
Business Insider reports that the tech giant Facebook told its employees on Monday to avoid wearing clothing that suggests they work at the company as a safety precaution. The announcement comes shortly after the social media platform made the decision to indefinitely suspend President Trump from its platform last week.
The Information obtained an internal memo sent to Facebook staff on Monday which reads: “In light of recent events, and to err on the side of caution, global security is encouraging everyone to avoid wearing or carrying Facebook-branded items at this time.”
Facebook’s security team posted the memo in an internal workplace board that can be accessed by more than 566,000 employees.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed the suspension of President Trump’s account in a Facebook post last week:
The shocking events of the last 24 hours clearly demonstrate that President Donald Trump intends to use his remaining time in office to undermine the peaceful and lawful transition of power to his elected successor, Joe Biden.
His decision to use his platform to condone rather than condemn the actions of his supporters at the Capitol building has rightly disturbed people in the US and around the world. We removed... (Read more)