To be clear, Meetup is not merely allowing its users to organize anti-Trump protests. They’re actually helping their users to do it.
They could find that doing such a thing is bad for business. There are millions of Trump supporters who might drop them over this.
The Washington Examiner reports:
Meetup goes beat up on Trump
Meetup, a popular networking site, is taking a stand against President Trump.
The tech company is coordinating protests among thousands of its users already involved with anti-Trump Meetup groups.
“It’s one thing for a CEO to say, ‘I’m going to stand up against a politician,” CEO Scott Heiferman told the Associated Press. “It’s even further for the company itself to mobilize people.”
Heiferman said a line was crossed with Trump’s ban blocking travel from several predominately Muslim countries. “We have a civic duty not to be quiet,” he added.
Hillary Clinton’s former digital director, Jess Morales Rocketto, is leading the campaign, which is being referred to as #Resist. The effort aims to give protesters the tools needed to respond to Trump administration’s policies.
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