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Facebook launches $10 million match fundraiser to support coronavirus efforts

Original post made on Mar 22, 2020

Menlo Park-based tech company Facebook has initiated a $10 million match fundraiser to support efforts to fight the novel coronavirus, a move announced in a Facebook post by CEO Mark Zuckerberg March 13.

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Posted by Delete Facebook
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Mar 22, 2020 at 8:22 am

Facebook has income of over $7B. They could easily donate $10M without having a match requirement. Why are they limiting their donation to 10M? Facebook users should not be guilted into donating to force Facebook’s donation. Facebook certainly has the means to do more. Facebook has income of $7B. Facebook pays $0 in income tax. Facebook can and should do more.

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Posted by Stop the Haters
a resident of Woodside: other
on Mar 23, 2020 at 12:26 pm

So tired of the haters pushing their way. I am thankful for whatever Facebook wants to give or promote...you know they don't HAVE to give anything...and if you deleted them, I wonder how much sway your words have...None over me!

5 people like this
Posted by Belle Haven Resident
a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Mar 23, 2020 at 6:48 pm

Anything that will double the value of my little donation is worth it.

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