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Conservative Civil War in Facebook

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Conservative Civil War in Facebook

Conservative Civil War in Facebook
August 31
16:18 2018

There’s an old proverb that states there is “strength-in-numbers.” That simple phrase has apparently inspired a number of conservative Facebook employees to finally unite and come out of the shadows to stand as one voice against the company’s “intolerant” liberal culture.

The New York Times reports that more than 100 politically active conservative Facebook employees have formed an internal group called “FB’ers for Political Diversity.”

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The group was created in an effort to counter the “intolerant” progressive culture pervasive within Facebook and throughout the tech industry.

Brian Amerige, a senior Facebook engineer, acknowledged the company’s progressive dogma in a recent post: “We are a political monoculture that’s intolerant of different views. We claim to welcome all perspectives, but are quick to attack, often in mobs, anyone who presents a view that appears to be in opposition to left-leaning ideology.”

The group’s main purpose is to acknowledge and promote political diversity among Facebook employees – and hopefully counter “group-think” and conservative stereotypes prevalent among the left.

The group has already encountered opposition among their progressive counterparts, claiming that the posts are somehow offensive to minorities. This, of course, prompted traumatized coworkers to immediately report the page to management – who in turn informed the emotionally scared coworkers that no site-rules were broken.

The mini-revolt by conservatives is indeed a big deal when one considers that the company employs approximately 25,000 people and only a hundred have signed up for a group that promotes political diversity.

During a meeting with the press on Tuesday, the president singled out Google’s methodology regarding search results, stating; “I think Google is really taking advantage of a lot of people and I think that is a very serious thing and it is a very serious charge. I think what Google and what others are doing, if you look at what is going on with Twitter and if you look at what’s going on in Facebook, they better be careful because you can’t do that to people. You can’t do it.”

Adding, “We have tremendous; we have literally thousands and thousands of complaints coming in. And you just can’t do that. And so I think that Google and Twitter and Facebook, they are really treading on very, very troubled territory and they have to be careful. It is not fair to large portions of the population.”

It’s time the social media giant got put on notice.

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  1. Burks
    Burks September 03, 17:06

    Can you provide a link to where the Brian Amerige post is at so we can read it for ourselves?

    thanks for bringing this to my attention

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  2. BDB
    BDB September 03, 19:33

    There was a time in this country when the complaint against social media bias would have held some weight. But since there is no regulation for truth in media, there is no basis for complaint. The are no longer laws to regulate truth in media, so fairness is no longer an issue.

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  3. LJFlorida
    LJFlorida September 03, 19:46

    I Agree!! No one has the right to tell us that we cannot say things that are from a different perspective than theirs. This country was built on multiple beliefs and viewpoints. We don’t want socialism here!!!

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  4. Jerry
    Jerry September 03, 19:59

    Yes. Liberals and Conservatives need to go to YouTube, and search “bill maher nancy maclean”.
    On Kindle, I am over halfway through MacLean’s book, “Democracy In Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America”.
    This information is real, true, and SCARY. Getting Brett Kavanaugh on the Court will be a HUGE step forward for them. These are the very wealthy, led these days by Charles Koch, and they mean to keep ALL their money, reduce our freedoms, and LOWER OUR STANDARD OF LIVING. We MUST stop them!

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  5. jerberg
    jerberg September 03, 20:05

    Go to YouTube, and search “bill maher nancy maclean” I’m over halfway through MacLean’s book, and it is real, true, and SCARY. These are the very wealthy RADICAL RIGHT, led these days by Charles Koch. They want to keep ALL their money, reduce our freedoms and REDUCE OUR STANDARD OF LIVING. Getting Brett Kavanaugh on the Court will be a HUGE step forward for them, and WE MUST STOP THEM.

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  6. Willywuu
    Willywuu September 03, 21:37

    What exactly is the problem being encountered? A

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  7. MillardK
    MillardK September 04, 03:25

    Glad to see some not taking it laying down. FB is a danger to everyone but we use in hopes they will get the message….we don’t care for their nonsense.

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  8. Feedup
    Feedup September 04, 22:31

    Asking me to read something from Bill Maher to get facts is like asking me to go to CNN to get the news. If he is your standard for the truth then you are so deep into socialism and communism you have no hope

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  9. Old Wolf
    Old Wolf July 04, 19:21

    It is about time people start taking Facebook on, they have turned into the “Big Brother” George Orwell basically wrote about. If you post any unflattering comments dealing with Muslims even if it the absolute truth, you get 30 days in Facebook jail. Or if you support President Trump, they will attempt to block the posting or given you a stretch in Facebook.

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