Facebook | Tougher

Tougher tech laws to follow after Facebook whistleblower testimony? – With insights from The Wall Street Journal

Ex-Facebook employee Frances Haugen resigned in April and, before leaving, gathered crucial documents which formed the basis of The Wall Street Journal’s in-depth investigation into the social media company, dubbed ‘The Facebook Files.” The internal documents helped WSJ reporters uncover stories on how Facebook’s moderation rules favour elites, “how its algorithms foster discord; and how drug cartels…

Facebook whistleblower wants to fix company, not harm it – With insights from The Wall Street Journal
Facebook | whistleblower

Facebook whistleblower wants to fix company, not harm it – With insights from The Wall Street Journal

Our partners at The Wall Street Journal have created a truly fascinating series of in-depth, investigative articles which dive into social media giant, Facebook. Dubbed ‘The Facebook Files’, the series takes a look at a number of concerning things which have taken place at the company. Uncovered from internal files and documents, The Wall Street…

change | Facebook

2018 change saw Facebook rewarding outrage; Zuckerberg resisted fixes – With insights from The Wall Street Journal

A change Facebook made to its social media platform intended to strengthen the bonds between users and “improve their well-being,” as The Wall Street Journal describes it. The idea behind the algorithm change was to allow Facebook users to spend more time interacting with loved ones and cut down time spent consuming “professionally produced content,”…