Antonio Garcia Martinez who used to work at Facebook before being fired wrote a book named “Chaos Monkeys”. He had shared the series of some dramatic claims related to a company.
Facebook Tells Women Employees Not To Wear ‘Distracting’ Clothes
According to the book “Chaos Monkeys” Facebook often told their women staff not to wear “Revealing” dresses that distract others.
Antonio Garcia Marinez wrote “Our male HR authority, with occasional backup from his female counterpart, launched into a speech about avoiding clothing that ‘distracted’ coworkers. I’d later learn that managers did in fact occasionally pull aside female employees and read them the riot act”
According to the sources, Facebook is still dominated by Asian men, Facebook also added 2897 employees this year. Among the 10,082 persons the company has only one percent more women as a portion of all employees than a year ago despite a 40 percent increase in the head count.
Ex-Facebook workers have claimed that allegations of sexism are not taken seriously.
Antonio Garcia Marinez wrote “One such example happened in [the advertising department], with an intern who looked about sixteen coming in regularly in booty shorts. It was almost laughably inappropriate, but such was our disinhibited age,”
Antonio Garcia Marinez also claimed that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is a short tempered person in which he shared an incidence ” After an unknown employee leaked details of a new feature to the press, Zuckerberg reportedly emailed the entire office with the subject line ‘Please resign’, claiming that the person in question had betrayed the team,” The report said, citing Martinez”
According to the reports, The spokesperson of Social media giant Facebook didn’t comment on Martinez claims. In a blog post facebook admitted that “it’s clear to all of us that we still are not where we want to be” and also added “Cognitive diversity or diversity of thought matters because we are building a platform that currently serves 1.4 billion people around the world. It is vital for us to have a broad range of perspectives including people of different genders, races, ages, sexual orientations, characteristics, and points of view. Having a diverse workforce is not only the right thing to do – it is the smart thing to do for our business”.
To improve the diversity, the company has launched various initiatives and among all those initiatives the diverse slate approach is the most noticeable.