In Myanmar – Using Facebook Messenger to Incite Violence

Ezra and Mark are referring the users in Myanmar using FB Messenger to incite violence and spread hate speech which led to ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims. Mark’s answer should send up red flags. Zuckerberg: “I remember, one Saturday morning, I got a phone call and we detected that people were trying to spread sensational messages through – it was Facebook Messenger in this case – to each side of the conflict…” Mark, thru this telling, informed of their ability to use its “tools” to identify and track messages thought to be otherwise private thru Messenger

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