Facebook urged employees not to publicly showcase the company’s brand after cracking down on President Trump and his supporters, a new report said.
The social media giant’s security team issued an internal memo on Monday urging employees to avoid wearing or wearing branded clothing for obvious security reasons. according to the information.
“In light of recent events, and to exercise caution, global security encourages everyone to avoid wearing or wearing Facebook-branded items at this time,” said the memo via an in-house service serving the more than 56,000 employees is available from Facebook, the outlet reported.
The announcement came to Facebook four days Trump banned from publication indefinitely on his side with more than 35 million supporters, after instigating the deadly uprising of his supporters in the Capitol last week.
Facebook also said Monday would Remove all posts that contain the phrase “Stop the Steal”. what Trump supporters have used as a rally to support the president’s unsubstantiated claims of election fraud since his loss to Joe Biden.
Facebook is one of several tech titans that Trump and his supporters have sanctioned since the siege of the Capitol five people died and forced the legislature to seek protection.
Twitter the President’s account is permanently blocked on Friday about concerns about his posts that encourage further violence, and Amazon has stopped hosting Parler, the controversial social network where users reportedly posted violent threats against liberal lawmakers and activists.
Amazon Web Services – the cloud computing business that forced Parler to operate offline – urged employees to be “vigilant” given the backlash against the decision. according to Business Insider.
Facebook didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment on Tuesday. The company’s shares fell 1.4 percent to $ 253.17 as of 10:55 am.