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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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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