Frances Haugen
World  /  Published 26.10.21

Facebook ‘will fuel more unrest’

Facebook will fuel more episodes of violent unrest around the world because of the way its algorithms are designed to promote divisive content, whistleblower Frances Haugen told the British Parliament...
By Reuters, AP/PTI in London

Opinion  /  Published 18.10.21

FB is programmed to stir up baser emotions

Before the advent of Facebook, the world knew that unhindered human free speech could be deeply problematic when amplified: it did not know that it could be hugely lucrative. The latter finding is wha...
By Sevanti Ninan

India  /  Published 08.10.21

If it’s hate on FB, there must be…

The disclosures of Frances Haugen, who hit the headlines across the world earlier this week as “the Facebook whistleblower”, include multiple references to the promotion of divisions and e...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 07.10.21

Regulate FB: Ex-worker

A former Facebook product manager who turned into a whistleblower gave lawmakers an unvarnished look into the inner workings of the world’s largest social network on Tuesday and detailed how the...
By Cecilia Kang in Washington


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