Facebook offices in Germany vandalised

[dropcap color=”#008040″ boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”8px” class=”” id=””]A[/dropcap] group of 15-20 people have vandalised the offices of Facebook in Hamburg, Germany — smashing glasses, throwing paint and spraying “Facebook dislike” on entrance of its building, media reported on Monday.

According to a statement released by police in the northern German city, the group wearing black clothes and hoods carried out the attack, the Guardian reported.

The related Europe head of the social networking giant is under probe in Germany over Facebook’s possible failure to remove racist hate speeches.

German leaders and other respected personalities are worried about the rise in racial comments on Facebook as the nation fights to successfully deal with the flow of people who have run away from their own countries because of bad treatment, the report added.

According to a Facebook spokesperson, “we can say that the legal accusations lack good quality and there has been no violation of German law by Facebook or its workers.”

The company added that it would encourage “counter speech” and step up the supervising of statement of opinions.

The police have launched an act to find the truth about the event.

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