Internal Facebook documents detail how misinformation spreads to users

Whistleblower: Facebook chose profit over safety Whistleblower: Facebook chose profit over saf… 04:23 Ahead of the 2020 election, Facebook implemented safeguards to protect against the spread of misinformation by prioritizing safety over growth and engagement. It rolled back those defenses after the election, allowing right-wing conspiratorial content to fester in the weeks leading up to…

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Biden admin. rolls back Trump-era rule restricting federal funds to clinics over abortion services

The Biden administration on Monday formally reversed a Trump-era rule that barred reproductive health care clinics that provide abortion referrals and services from receiving federal funds.The new rule, which will go into effect Nov. 8, paves the way for major providers like Planned Parenthood to rejoin Title X, the federal family planning program created nearly…

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Fauci Says Immigrants Are ‘Absolutely Not’ Driving Covid-19 Surge: ‘Let’s Face Reality Here’

Topline Dr. Anthony Fauci slammed a belief popular among Republicans and the unvaccinated that immigrants are to blame for the U.S.’s Covid-19 transmission, as reported in a new Kaiser Family Foundation poll, saying Sunday the issue is “within our country” and is not because of immigrants or tourists bringing the coronavirus from other countries. Dr.…

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Facebook whistleblower reveals identity, accuses the platform of a ‘betrayal of democracy’

A Facebook whistleblower who brought internal documents detailing the company’s research to The Wall Street Journal and the U.S. Congress unmasked herself ahead of an interview she gave to “60 Minutes,” which aired Sunday night.Frances Haugen, a former product manager on Facebook’s civic misinformation team, according to her website, revealed herself as the source behind…

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