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Sat Sep 24, 2016, 02:44 PM


Facebook Faces Backlash Over Oculus Founderís Alt-Right Ties

Facebook Faces Backlash Over Oculus Founderís Alt-Right Ties
Janko Roettgers Senior Silicon Valley Correspondent

Facebookís virtual reality (VR) subsidiary Oculus found itself under fire Friday after reports surfaced that Oculus founder Palmer Luckey has been secretly bankrolling a right-wing internet campaign to attack Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Several VR developers even said that they would stop building games for Oculus until Luckey left the company.

News about Luckeyís double life broke when the Daily Beast reported that he has been bankrolling an organization called Nimble America. The group, which recently incorporated, wants to take some of the same Anti-Clinton memes that have been circulating on social media and bring them to a wider audience.


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bettyellen Sep 2016 #1

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Sat Sep 24, 2016, 02:48 PM

1. No one gives a shit about these "dank memes" let him waste his money


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