A former Oculus engineer said Facebook could now be seen as a “black mark” on someone’s career, and a hardware engineer who quit in 2020 shared similar fears.
As the media giant faces a potential exodus due to a series of publicized crises, results from its latest “Pulse” poll were released internally, and it’s not good news.
Facebook is trying to “divert the conversation from their current problems onto the metaverse, which is exciting and futuristic,” a senior partner at the consulting firm Vivaldi said.
Domestic workers were “locked in their homes, starved, forced to extend their contracts indefinitely, unpaid, and repeatedly sold to other employers without their consent.”
Omidyar’s foundation donated $150,000 to Whistleblower Aid last year, and his philanthropic organization, Luminate, is covering Haugen’s PR operations in Europe.
“58 applications says y’all aren’t desperate for workers, you just miss your slaves,” Holz posted on Facebook, which went viral on both Twitter and Reddit as well.
The term “metaverse” that Zuck keeps touting was coined by sci-fi novelist Neal Stephenson to describe a virtual world where people can escape the dystopian real world.
Ms. Zhang says Facebook fails to tackle abuse and stated, “I’ve found multiple blatant attempts by foreign national governments to abuse our platform.”