In late 2019, employees at Facebook sent a letter to the company’s executives in

In late 2019, employees at Facebook sent a letter to the company’s executives in response to Facebook’s decision not to ban political advertising that included misinformation. While the letter went public, and was likely intended to do so, it’s aimed at the Facebook leadership, and it uses rhetorical strategies to appeal to that audience specifically.
Identify 4 to 6 places in the text where you see the writers using such strategies. Where are they taking into account the interests, values, and anxieties of the Facebook leadership? What do these strategies tell us about what Facebook leaders care about most?
Your goal in this essay is to identify how the writers use rhetorical strategies to appeal to their audience, and what those rhetorical strategies tell us about that audience.
Your essay should include 5 paragraphs. It is OK if some of your body paragraphs include only one quote, as long as you feel you’ve provided enough evidence to support your argument.
Note: Citing this text can be challenging, since it lacks an official title and its authors are unknown. Refer to the authors as the “writers” or “authors,” refer to the text as “the letter,” and cite it like this: “We are proud to work here” (New York Times 2).

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