Facebook products “hurt kids and cause division,” says whistleblower

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File photo: A 3D printed Facebook logo is placed on the keyboard in this figure taken on March 25, 2020. Reuters / Dadoruvik / Illustrations / File Photo

5 October 2021

(Reuters) – Facebook whistleblower Francis Hogan testified before the US Congress on Tuesday that the social media giant was aware the app was harming the mental health of some young users. I told a member of the Diet. The observations of the hearing of the committee are as follows.

Frances Haugen, Facebook whistleblower

“I am here today because I believe Facebook’s products harm children, create division and undermine democracy.”

US Senator Roger Wicker, Mississippi Republican Party

“American kids are crazy about their products. On the part of these big tech companies, they have the cynical knowledge that this is true. “

US Senator Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut Democratic Party

“The damage to self-interest and self-worth by Facebook plagues generations today.”

“Big Tech is now facing an incredible moment of truth about big tobacco.”

(Reporting by Sheila Dang of Dallas, edited by Howard Golar)

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