Why a former Pittsburgh organizer confronted Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg last month

Scrutiny of Facebook’s role in spreading misinformation and influencing global politics has been increasing dramatically. High profile politicians have called for breaking up, regulating, and studying Facebook, while activists have been beating the drum and calling for changes at the social media and advertising giant.

Some of that activism came to a head last week, and a former Pittsburgh organizer was right in the heart of the action.

Arielle Cohen lived and organized in Pittsburgh for the last six years, before recently moving the Philadelphia. 

RYAN DETO, PGH CITY PAPER, JUNE 11, 2019