Just before the election, a poster advertising the group on Facebook’s campus read “Trump Supporters Welcome.” The previously unreported incident highlights the tricky balance Silicon Valley tech companies face between protecting their employees’ rights to free speech and combatting hate speech.Earlier this month, a Google employee’s internal memo criticizing the company’s diversity initiatives caused an uproar inside and outside the company.Facebook shut down an anonymous online group for employees in late 2016 after it was increasingly used to talk about Donald Trump and other US presidential candidates.While initially pitched in 2015 as a way for employees to voice their concerns, the nature of the group became more political around last year’s election.While the Internet has provided an array of benefits and advantages for today's society, its darker side has substantially emerged as Internet users are being subjected to online discrimination, sexual harassment, identity theft, cyberstalking, and cyberbullying on a daily basis.As mentioned above, sexual harassment on the Internet can occur in a number of ways.
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An online discussion group inside Facebook in which employees talked anonymously turned ugly and was ultimately shut down last year after the divisiveness of the US presidential election transformed the forum into a hub for political comments that alarmed management, according to several people familiar with the matter.
The internal group, named Facebook Anon, was created in May 2015 as a way for employees to freely share concerns and opinions about the workplace.
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By its very nature, email gives you the time to make sure your better instincts prevail.