On the courtyard steps of one of Google’s San Francisco offices, well over 100 employees gathered to protest Google’s decision to place two of their colleagues on indefinite administrative leave. Google said one of the employees, Rebecca Rivers, was put on leave for accessing and sharing documents it deemed outside of the scope of her role. The other employee, Laurence Berland, was said to have...
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Problems Inside Facebook Gaming’s Black Creator Program; Meta Expects Revenue to Drop
On Monday, I reported that Meta Platforms has reduced the contracts it paid out to creators on its game-streaming service Facebook Gaming. As part of my reporting, I confirmed that Meta let its Black Gaming Creators Program, a $10 million fund, sunset at the end of last year. That brings up an important question of how successful this fund and others like it have been in supporting Black...
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