Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Slammed For Myanmar Trip: “Stop Spreading Fake News”

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Slammed For Myanmar Trip: “Stop Spreading Fake News”
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is being slammed on the platform after spruiking a trip to Myanmar for his birthday, though failing to mention the Rohingya genocide currently gripping the country.

In a stream of tweets posted to Dorsey’s account yesterday, the CEO thanked Myanmar and called it a “beautiful country”.

He also suggested how to get to the country in a follow-up tweet.

Now, Dorsey is receiving a heap of criticism, with Twitter users even accusing him of “spreading fake news”.

What complicates Dorsey’s trip to Myanmar, even more, are the claims the government organised the Rohingya genocide through social media platforms including Twitter.

As per Gizmodo, “The UN (as well as independent reporting) found that Myanmar military officials coordinated the genocide in large part on one of Twitter’s fellow social media companies, Facebook.

“As noted by the New York Times, one of the tactics the military used on Facebook was spreading propaganda on its Messenger platform warning that “jihad attacks” committed by Muslims were imminent.

“At the same time, it flooded Muslim groups with messages warning nationalist Buddhist monks were about to launch violent protests.”

Dorsey is yet to respond to the criticism.

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