A Chinese engineer says he was fired from Facebook after discussing a colleague’s death and it’s caused outrage in China

GettyFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.The firing of a Chinese Facebook engineer who accused the social media giant of mistreating him has provoked anger in China.As first reported by Bloomberg, Yi Yin said he received an email warning on the same day he attended the memorial of a Facebook colleague who killed himself by jumping from the window of a company building.Yin was dismissed on Monday having received two formal warnings – the 37-year-old has since posted on WeChat that he was forced out for “lack of judgement,” and says he wasn’t told which rule he had broken.A thread about Yin’s dismissal on Chinese discussion forum Zhihu has been viewed more than 1.6 million times, after his story was widely circulated on WeChat.Facebook did not immediately respond to Business Insider’s request for comment.Visit

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