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Facebook tumbles from top spot on Glassdoor's best place to work list

As Facebook battle new scandals every day, employees are revolting – and the firm has dropped dramatically from its top spot on Glassdoor's annual list of best places to work.

After ranking No. 1 last year, Facebook now ranks seventh, dropping from a 4.6 to 4.5 award score out of a perfect 5.

Zoom Video Communications supplanted Facebook as the top seat in the tech category.

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CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifying before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing: After ranking No. 1 last year, Facebook now ranks seventh, dropping from a 4.6 to 4.5 award score out of a perfect 5.

CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifying before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing: After ranking No. 1 last year, Facebook now ranks seventh, dropping from a 4.6 to 4.5 award score out of a perfect 5.

CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifying before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing: After ranking No. 1 last year, Facebook now ranks seventh, dropping from a 4.6 to 4.5 award score out of a perfect 5.

THE TOP TEN FIRMS TO WORK AT

1. Bain & Company – 4.6

2. Zoom Video Communications – 4.6

3. In-N-Out Burger – 4.5

4. Procore Technologies – 4.5

5. Boston Consulting Group – 4.5

6. LinkedIn – 4.5

7. Facebook – 4.5

8. Google – 4.4

9. lululemon – 4.4

10. Southwest Airlines – 4.4

Source: Glassdoor

It comes as, according to a new Buzzfeed investigation, staff are at rock bottom.

'It's otherwise rational, sane people who' re in Mark's orbit spouting full-blown anti-media rhetoric, saying that the press is on Facebook, 'a former senior employee told BuzzFeed News.

'It's the bunker mentality. These people have been under siege for 600 days now. They're getting tired, getting cranky – the only survival strategy is to quit or fully buy in. '

According to Buzzfeed, employees posting an anonymous app Blind have even compared Zuckerberg to Hitler, responding to claims the Facebook founder should be allowed to run the company he wants.

'Funny, Hitler's followers said something similar. We all know how that gets used, 'one user replied.

Facebook has been struggling with a seemingly never-ending series of major flaws, from privacy issues to election meddling.

Its senior management, in particular Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, have come under fire.

In America, Russians accounts have been accused or using Facebook to harm Hilary Clinton's prospects of being elected about Donald Trump.

In the UK, some have claimed that misleading information was used to promote Brexit in the run up to the 2016 referendum.

Facebook's senior management, in particular Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, pictured, have come under fire.

Facebook's senior management, in particular Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, pictured, have come under fire.

Facebook's senior management, in particular Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, pictured, have come under fire.

It is also facing hugely damaging revelations or privacy data breaches among its accounts.

In the latest disaster, it waWe have seen a lot of people who have been online.

MP Damian Collins used parliamentary privilege to seize the documents from the founder of US app developer Six4Three who had them as part of a legal case against Facebook.

In an extraordinary move when founder Ted Kramer was passing through London in November, Mr Collins had escorted him to Parliament and threatened to imprison him if he did not hand them over. He promptly did so.

FACEBOOK'S SLEW OF SCANDALS

Facebook is facing allegations from all over the work that it has been used to spread 'fake news', interfere with elections, and peddle hate.

It is also facing hugely damaging revelations or privacy data breaches among its accounts.

Here are some of the controversies it has been embroiled into:

'Fake news' and Russia

Facebook has come under the spotlight amid claims that Russian accounts used the platform to spread 'fake news' during the 2016 Brexit referendum.

In America, Russians accounts have been accused or using Facebook to harm Hilary Clinton's prospects of being elected about Donald Trump.

In the UK, some have claimed that misleading information was used to promote Brexit in the run up to the 2016 referendum.

Cambridge Analytica Scandal:

The data of around 87 million Facebook users was harvested by the company Cambridge Analytica (CA).

It has been claimed to be personal and personal.

Spread of extremism and hate

Facebook has been criticized for not being quick enough to take down extremist content from its site.

Critics have warned that Facebook has become a safe haven for extremists who hate and try to recruit jihadis to kill and maim.

The trove of emails and private messages – which a US judge had ordered to be kept secret – reveal how Facebook has companies that have special access to data if they spent big on advertising.

As Facebook battle new scandals every day, employees are revolting - and the firm has dropped dramatically from its top spot in Glassdoor

As Facebook battle new scandals every day, employees are revolting - and the firm has dropped dramatically from its top spot in Glassdoor

As Facebook battle new scandals every day, employees are revolting – and the firm has dropped dramatically from its top spot in Glassdoor

THE BEST TECH FIRMS TO WORK AT

Zoom Video Communications supplanted Facebook as the top seat in the tech category.

Google dropped three spots, landing at eighth place with an award score of 4.4.

Amazon did not have a job since it started publishing it in 2009, and this year, Amazon had a score of 4.1, just outside of the top 100.

Apple moved up from No. 84 to 71, though it maintained the same score of 4.3.

Microsoft moved up from No. 39 to 34 although its award score dropped from 4.4 to 4.3.

Another senior employee being a growing sense of paranoia among current employees. "Now, people have burner to talk shit about the company – not just to reporters, just to other employees," she told BuzzFeed News.

Some workers have empowered to the press and speak openly about their situations. Last month, Mark S. Luckie, a strategic partner manager for global influencers who quit in November, posted a 2,500-word memo that he had previously sent internally at the company to his personal Facebook to highlight what he saw as the company's' black people problem. "

"In some buildings, there are more 'Black Lives Matter' posters than there are actual black people, 'Luckie wrote, adding that' Black employees are commonly told 'I did not know black people worked at Facebook.' That post later mysteriously disappeared from Facebook after being flagged for violating the social networks 'community standards' before it was later restored.

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