New Facebook whistleblower to provide new evidence of FB’s alleged failure to tackle election interference


A new Facebook whistleblower says she has strong evidence against the social media giant. Recently, FB has also faced some allegations, claiming that the tech giant’s alleged toxic platform is affecting the mental health of its young users, especially young girls.

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This was testified by recent Facebook insider named Frances Haugen, who said she has internal documents proving just how toxic Facebook’s platform really is. Now FB’s new whistleblower agrees to testify before the UK Parliament.

Sophie Zhang said the social media giant fired her because she highlighted her failure to prevent election interference in various countries, including Honduras.

However, his claims were dismissed by a Facebook spokesperson, saying the FB team strongly disagreed with his characterizations.

A new Facebook whistleblower to testify

According to CNBC’s latest report, a parliamentary committee said in a statement on the Online Security Bill that Zhang’s next testimony against the giant online platform would take place on October 18.

New Facebook whistleblower to provide new evidence of FB's alleged failure to tackle election interference

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For now, the bill states that if Facebook is unable to resolve or prove the allegations of illegal or harmful content, it would be forced to pay costly fines.

On the other hand, UK lawmakers said they would question Facebook’s new whistleblower about her work, as she claimed she was one of the former data scientists for the alleged false pledge to the site’s integrity. Facebook, which would handle linked bot accounts. to various government agencies, including Russia.

However, that would remain speculation until Zhang proves his accusations against FB to be true in the next UK Parliament trial.

Facebook Updates Policies, Including Online Bullying

Although many reviews target Facebook, the giant social media platform is still improving its service to protect its users and provide them with advanced new features to enhance their experience.

Now, the official Facebook Newsroom blog post has confirmed that FB is improving its policies against online bullying and harassment. These two harmful activities have harassed many consumers in recent years.

“We don’t allow bullying and harassment on our platform, but when it does, we take action,” the giant online platform said.

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Associated article: Facebook will remove any content that targets and harasses public features in the updated policy

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