Salesforce Now Uses “Allowlist” instead of “Whitelist”

#1MinuteTip Do you know that Salesforce has made a conscious decision not to use the technical terms that reinforce harmful biases. Terms like “Whitelist” and “Blacklist”. The company has been identifying and replacing certain technical terms across its products as part of a strategy to make its technology more respectful, inclusive, and free of bias. Like

  • Using “allowlist” and “blocklist” instead of “whitelist” and “blacklist.”
  • Using “blockout” and “reduced availability” instead of “blackout” and “brownout.”
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