The commitment from Facebook follows a week of protests around the country challenging police brutality -- spurred by the dissemination of a video on Facebook showing the death of George Floyd, an African American man who was killed by police officers in Minneapolis. Zuckerberg's pledge comes after several prominent Facebook employees expressed their frustration with their company's response on Twitter and only a few hours before a number of the company's workers staged a virtual walkout. "I work at Facebook and I am not proud of how we're showing up," Jason Toff, a director of product management at Facebook, wrote on Twitter.
FDA-approved fabric used since 2017 as wound dressing can use electricity to neutralize coronaviruses after a minute of contact, early research shows.
Many tech workers at companies including Facebook, Google and Amazon have become active on social justice issues in recent years and urged their employers take action and change policies. "Mark is wrong, and I will endeavor in the loudest possible way to change his mind," wrote Ryan Freitas, whose
Petal Mayor Hal Marx said his comments on George Floyd's death - which went viral and many consider racist - were 'taken out of context.'
Face masks have become controversial, resulting in misinformation. The claims that mask wearing limits oxygen and leads to CO2 poisoning aren't true.