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Tech firms voice support for justice in the US; Facebook, Verizon, Apple, TikTok pledge financial support

Tuesday 2 June 2020 | 11:33 CET | News
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company will donate an additional USD 10 million to groups working on racial justice. In a Facebook post, the CEO said he knew that the money won't fix the issues in the US, which need a "sustained, long term effort." He also acknowledged that Facebook needs to "do more to support equality and safety for the Black community" through its platform. While Zuckerberg did not give any specifications for what the platform needs to do, or will do, he noted that the Chan Zuckerberg Initative has been investing USD 40 million every year into organisations working

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