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Inside the Facebook Papers | WIRED

On October 5, a former member of Facebook’s civic misinformation team named Frances Haugen testified before Congress. In her nearly two years at Facebook, Haugen said, she had consistently seen the company prioritize growth over all else, to the detriment of its users and society at large. It had long ignored the warnings of its own researchers…
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How to Fix Facebook, According to Facebook Employees

Facebook rejects the allegation. “At the heart of these stories is a premise which is false,” said spokesperson Kevin McAlister in an email. “Yes, we're a business and we make profit, but the idea that we do so at the expense of people’s safety or wellbeing misunderstands where our own commercial interests lie.”On the other hand, the company…
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Facebook Failed the People Who Tried to Improve It

But that picture is at odds with the departures of people who talk about having blood on their hands.I spoke last week to a former researcher whose badge post I did not see not in the Facebook Papers. She told me she would be in a room and provide examples of users she had spoken to, victims of hate speech or harassment. “And there are no women on…
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