New Facebook Rules Ban Employees from Challenging Coworkers on Politics

NewsBusters | 1/17/2019 | Staff
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Facebook has proposed new rules barring employees from debating politics and religion to protect conservative employees from being bullied by staff liberals.

The rules, according to an internal Facebook memo published by Business Insider this past Monday, ban attempts to change employees political or religious stances. “We’re keeping it simple with three main guidelines: Don’t insult, bully, or antagonize others. Don’t try to change someone’s politics or religion. Don’t break our rules about harassing speech and expression,” Facebook Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer said in the memo.

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These guidelines are for all internal communication whether online or offline, such as in their personal social media platform for Google workers “Workplace,” as well as “email, chat, tasks, posters, whiteboards, chalkboards, and face-to-face,” Schroepfer noted that social media is often a hotbed for this internal conflict and stated, “Since Workplace is where most of these discussions happen,...
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