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Facebook Scorned by Advocacy Groups After Zuckerberg Meeting

  • Color of Change president says meeting was a ‘disappointment’
  • Facebook CEO Zuckerberg, COO Sandberg attended discussion
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Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO at the Anti-Defamation League, discusses a meeting he and other civil rights advocates had with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.(Source: Bloomberg)
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Civil rights organizations criticized Facebook Inc. following a meeting with top executives Tuesday, claiming the company hasn’t taken seriously demands to better police its service from hate speech and misinformation.

“Facebook approached our meeting today like it was nothing more than a PR exercise,” Jessica González, co-chief executive officer of Free Press, a non-profit media advocacy group, said in a statement following the meeting. “I’m deeply disappointed that Facebook still refuses to hold itself accountable to its users, its advertisers and society at large.”