Facebook said it fired Brandon Dail, an employee who participated in a virtual walkout last week protesting the company’s hands-off approach to political speech, for publicly calling out another employee over not adding a statement in support of the Black Lives Matter movement to a company document. Dail, a software engineer, said on Twitter he was fired for a tweet directed at another Facebook...
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TikTok CEO Expands Purview to Include ByteDance’s New App Lemon8
The Singapore-based CEO of TikTok, Shou Zi Chew, is getting a bigger job. TikTok’s Chinese parent company, ByteDance, is putting its newer social media app, Lemon8, under Chew’s supervision, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter. The move appears to reflect ByteDance’s strategy of locating the heads of its global apps outside China, in an effort to defend...
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