US senator calls for probe into Facebook whistleblower's allegations
US Senator Richard Blumenthal called for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify before the committee, and for the US SEC and FTC to investigate the social media company over whistleblower Frances Haugen allegations.
EXPLAINER: Could Facebook sue whistleblower Frances Haugen?
Facebook has recently taken a harsher tone toward whistleblower Frances Haugen, suggesting that the social network could be considering legal retaliation after Haugen went public with internal research that she copied before leaving her job earlier this year. U.S. law protects whistleblowers who disclose information about potential misconduct to the government. Facebook still has to walk a fine line.
Facebook Whistleblower Testifies: Five Highlights
A former Facebook employee told members of Congress Tuesday that the company knows that its platform spreads misinformation and content that harms children but refuses to make changes that could hurt its profits.
Facebook whistleblower testimony should prompt new oversight – Schiff
Testimony in Congress this week by the whistleblower Frances Haugen should prompt action to implement meaningful oversight of Facebook and other tech giants, the influential California Democrat Adam Schiff told the Guardian in an interview to be published on Sunday. “I think we need regulation to protect people’s private data,” the chair of the House intelligence committee said. “I think we need to narrow the scope of the safe harbour these...
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen could face legal retaliation for revelations
Facebook has recently taken a harsher tone toward whistleblower Frances Haugen, suggesting that the social network giant could be considering legal action after Haugen went public with internal research that she copied before leaving her job earlier this year.