Did you know over 200,000 Uber account were deleted during the #Delete Uber campaign

Due to the widespread #Delete Uber protest that abruptly
broke out on social media, this was made public by
reports from the New York times. This resulted to the
stepping down of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick from his
position on president Donald Trump’s Economic advisory

In a statement released by Kalanick then, “Earlier today, I
spoke briefly with the president about the immigration
executive order and its issues for our community”
“I also let him know that I would not be able to participate
on his economic council joining the group was not meant
to be an endorsement of the president on his agenda but
unfortunately, it has been misinterpreted to be exactly

In addition to the mass deletion of its app, it seemed Uber
was also faced with both external and internal pressures.

A disputation all-hands meetings was held which had
Kalanick struggle with serious staff complaints over the
perceived relationship between Uber, its chief executive
and the Trump’s administration.
Some employees informed Kalanick as they suffer a social
stigma as they are workers at Uber. This was made public
by the New York Times.

Subsequently , a google doc containing 25 pages titled
“Letters to Travis” was distributed at the company, as
reported by the New York times, it made mention of
employees’ dissatisfaction with how Kalanick had
managed the relationship between Uber and Trump.
following day, Kalanick surrendered under agreed
conditions and gave up his position on trumps council.

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