Facebook employees are staging a rare protest against the company for leaving up a post from President Donald Trump they say could incite violence. The employees, who began publicly criticizing the social network on Twitter over the weekend, have escalated their disapproval by staging a virtual walkout and symbolically changing their workplace profile pictures.
"More or less, it is going well, but the problem is that there is that certain number of people you will never reach because they are simply grounded in their own beliefs for a long time, they reject argumented dialogue," Vidov told BIRN in an interview.
So-called 'anti-vaxxers' perceive the debunking of fake news "as a threat to their agenda," he said.
The Ekyklos think tank is organizing an online public debate titled "Privacy and Personal Data at the Time of Coronavirus," featuring the president of the European Court of Human Rights, Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos.
The debate will be screened live on Youtube, Facebook and ekyklos.gr on Thursday from 7 p.m.
Facebook will provide $ 100 million in financial assistance to support media affected by the coronavirus pandemic, Reuters reports.
"The news industry is working under extraordinary conditions to keep people informed during the COVID-19 pandemic," said Facebook's news partnerships director, Campbell Brown.