June 14, 2024

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Facebook whistleblower releases documents to multiple news outlets showing company knows the harm it causes

CNBC

By Salvador Rodriguez

Facebook on Friday was hit with multiple reports stemming from documents provided to news outlets by Frances Haugen, a former employee turned whistleblower.

The reports cite internal company research and documents that show the company is aware of many of the harms its apps and services cause but either doesn’t rectify the issues or struggles to address them.

According to a report from NBC, Facebook ran an experiment that showed how a new profile for a conservative mother from North Carolina began, within two days, to receive recommendations to join groups related to the far-right conspiracy group QAnon.

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