Employees at social media giant Facebook are now circulating an internal petition calling for the company to address allegations of censorship of pro-Palestinian content.
The Verge reports that Facebook employees have begun circulating an internal petition calling on the tech giant to investigate content moderation systems that led many Palestinians and their supporters to believe they were being censored on the platform.
Breitbart News previously reported:
Earlier this month a Facebook software engineer from Egypt wrote an open note to his colleagues warning: “Facebook is losing trust among Arab users.” Facebook has previously been championed as a useful tool for sharing information in Arab countries where government censorship amidst protests was common, the software engineer specifically pointed to the Arab Spring of 2011 as an example of this.
But the engineer alleges that during the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict, censorship has made Arab and Muslim users skeptical of the