The planned meeting is the latest effort by Musk friends and allies to head off a growing battle with the Anti-Defamation League.
Just like with Donald Trump’s defeat in 2020, supporters of Jair Bolsanaro used social media, particularly Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, to fuel the anger that exploded on Sunday in Brasilia.
The Tesla CEO’s fresh offer to buy Twitter for $44 billion represents a win for the firm’s board. But Musk is almost sure to transform the company.
Sandberg’s announcement of her donation to the ACLU to fight abortion bans comes just a few days after she leaves Meta.
Twitter “has this outsized role in public discourse, but it’s still staffed like a midsize platform,” said Graham Brookie, who tracks influence operations for the Atlantic Council.
Fracnis Haugen’s testimony before Congress has riveted attention on Facebook’s unwillingness to take steps to correct some of its most serious problems. But she is hardly the first former Facebook employee to level harsh criticisms at the company.