Free speech platform Gab has announced Fosco Marotto, a longtime Facebook software engineer, as its new Chief Technical Officer. According to Gab CEO Andrew Torba, Marotto’s hiring will “send a clear message to Big Tech: Gab is here to stay as the home of free speech.”
Free Speech platform Gab has announced Fosco Marotto as the company’s new Chief Technical Officer (CTO). According to a blog post from the company, Marotto was formerly a software engineer, production engineer, and developer advocate during a seven-year career at Facebook.
Marotto reportedly brings 23 years of industry experience to the platform along with extensive knowledge in backend infrastructure and insight that will help Gab scale as it becomes increasingly popular. Fosco stated in a recent Gab blog post:
I’ve always defended free expression on the internet, and I can’t think of a better place to continue that work. Gab has been mistreated