Facebook's top lobbyist is so close with rapey Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh that he took the day off to lend Kavanaugh moral support during his confirmation hearing, and then hosted a victory bash at his lobbyist mansion.
So it's not exactly surprising that Facebook is the sole tech company in the "Gold Circle sponsorship" tier at the Federalist Society's upcoming Antonin Scalia memorial event, where Kavanaugh is the principal speaker.
Ultraviolet, an activist group, has bought Linkedin and geographically targeted mobile ad urging Facebookers to demand better of their senior management: "The Federalist Society is honoring him. Why is Facebook paying for it?"
It's your latest reminder that Facebook is, fundamentally, devoted to promoting far-right politics.
The campaign is supported by UltraViolet, a feminist advocacy organization. “Facebook’s unabashed support of the Federalist Society and Brett Kavanaugh sends a clear signal to survivors everywhere - that Facebook is not on their side,” said Shaunna Thomas, co-founder and executive director UltraViolet.
As Facebook sponsors a Brett Kavanaugh event, a new campaign is telling employees to fight back [Zoe Schiffer/The Verge]
Former Vice President and current 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden says U.S. Section 230 should be immediately revoked for Facebook and other social media platforms, and that Mark Zuckerberg should be submitted to civil liability.
Social media is here for social media. This is incredibly important please watch and share pic.twitter.com/eDtZmEp3ir — Adam Parkhomenko (@AdamParkhomenko) January 16, 2020 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js
W Aaron Waychoff created these great diecut #DeleteFacebook stickers ($5 for 5); he sells them from his Etsy store where he also offers a bounty of other political stickers, pins and swag.
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