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After Google and Netflix, FB and snapchat denounced racial discrimination in the United States

via:CnBeta     time:2020/6/2 9:01:10     readed:70

Beijing time june 2 morning news, according to foreign media reports, the black american george freud died last week in minneapolis (Minneapolis) police custody, the united states violent protests swept the main cities,Facebook and snap, the developer of social app snapchat, joined us companies that have recently condemned racial inequality in the US.

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Two tech companies followedIntel(Intel Corp)、Netflix,Alphabet,Google,IBMandNikeHe denounced Freud's murder and called for the fight against discrimination against African Americans.

But tech companies such as Facebook and google have been struggling to quell discrimination against african-americans within the company, and black engineers are underrepresented relative to the american population.

These challenges will not ease in the coming months as the new crown has forced companies to slow hiring and telecommuting.

Facebook employees on Monday urged CEO Zuckerberg to take stronger action against last week's inflammatory post by US President Donald Trump on the Minneapolis protests.

But Mr. Zuckerberg said in a post on Friday that Facebook would not take action. He said Facebook would contribute $10 million to organizations working on racial equality.

Freud's death has rekindled the anger of African Americans over government departments across the United States, and the country has been divided between political and ethnic polarization.

"We can not eradicate systemic racism without creating opportunities for all people from different backgrounds at the same time ," Snap CEO Ivan Spig (Evan Spiegel), who criticized racism in an email to employees, said while calling for increased taxes to be used to" create societies where everyone can benefit ."

Twitter At the top of last week's battle with President Trump over tweets, including warnings about protests, Twitter added a label to its account profile that "# Black Life is also Life "(# BlackLivesMatter). Google and YouTube's home pages have also published notices that companies support racial equality.

Last Friday, Nike slightly changed the company's slogan to raise racist awareness.

"At least this time, don't do it. Don't pretend that America has no problem. Don't ignore racism, "Nike said in a twitter video, which has been viewed six million times and forwarded by many celebrities and Nike's rival Adidas. (Berg)

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