While Twitter was quick to to add a warning to Trump’s recent “when the looting starts, the shooting starts” tweet, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg decided roll over, citing a commitment to “free expression”. It’s a move which staff saw as capitulation. So, what’s behind the company’s reluctance to clamp down?
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