Strategy

Myanmar’s suppression of the Rohingya, explained in 30 seconds

The Rohingya are a minority Muslim group in Myanmar. More than 740,000 Rohingya refugees have fled the Rakhine State of Myanmar since August 2017, when a military-led ethnic cleansing campaign began, according to the Human Rights Watch. Gambia filed a lawsuit against Myanmar in November accusing the country of genocide, […]
Myanmar’s suppression of the Rohingya, explained in 30 seconds
Tech

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is facing backlash for encouraging people to visit Myanmar, where social media may have helped fuel a mass genocide

TwitterCEO Jack Dorsey sparked outrage with his positive Tweets about his recent trip to Myanmar. Social media platforms – including Facebook and Twitter – may have worsened a humanitarian crisis there. Twitter users are responding criticising Dorsey’s posts for being “tone-deaf.” Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey recently visited Pyin Oo Lwin, […]
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is facing backlash for encouraging people to visit Myanmar, where social media may have helped fuel a mass genocide
News

Facebook official who oversees the news feed says his team loses sleep over the site’s alleged role in Myanmar ‘ethnic cleansing’

Workers at Facebook reportedly “lose sleep” over the use of their platform to spread hate speech. The Facebook executive who oversees the newsfeed algorithm said addressing such content was one of his team’s biggest challenges. Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, has expressed reservations about cracking down on speech. Adam Mosseri, Facebook’s […]
Facebook official who oversees the news feed says his team loses sleep over the site’s alleged role in Myanmar ‘ethnic cleansing’