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Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook

Mr. Zuckerburg,

We are outraged at Facebook's tactics to hide, deflect, and deny Russian meddling in the 2016 election via your platform. As reports continue to reveal the extent of Russia's massive campaign to spread disinformation and distrust, we also learn about the despicable ways in which your company responded to troubling vulnerabilities in your platform. Rather than committing to fix and disclose problems in your platform, which would have made all of us safer, Facebook has launched vile smear campaigns against perceived opponents, funneled donations to key members of Congress to persuade them to soften their inquiries, and launched an extensive press campaign to hide the extent of their negligence.

Your platform is used by over 2 Billion people and has an outsized influence on world events. For years, we have been trying to alert your company to the ways in which its platform can be misused to spread divisive hate and fear, but you have continually placed growth and profits over integrity and consumer protection. We demand immediate changes to your corporate structure so that Facebook is held accountable for its mass disinformation campaign, shirking of its corporate and national responsibilities, and evasion of effective oversight.

Facebook must do the following:
1. Publicly Apologize.
2. Fire all executives involved in hiding the extent of Russian election influence or in smearing civil rights and consumer protection advocacy groups that were critical of its policies.
3. Fire all PR firms that Facebook worked with to smear consumer protection advocacy groups.
4. Release all data on voter suppression attempts.
5. Commit to a public release of its internal audit on how its policies have affected civil rights and consumer protection advocacy groups.

Signed,

Progressive Impact

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Demand Facebook is held accountable for its negligence toward Russian election interference, attempts to hide information regarding this interference, and smear campaigns against those who dared...

Demand Facebook is held accountable for its negligence toward Russian election interference, attempts to hide information regarding this interference, and smear campaigns against those who dared to expose the extent of the interference.

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