Facebook Defends Itself Against Whistleblower Accusation It Helped Fuel Insurrection: Report - 2021-10-03

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F0.png Facebook Defends Itself Against Whistleblower Accusation It Helped Fuel Insurrection: Report October 3, 2021, Mary Papenfuss, Huffington Post

Facebook is defending itself in an internal memo against expected harsh new accusations by a whistleblower that the company helped fuel the Jan. 6 insurrection, The New York Times reported Saturday.

The whistleblower, a former employee whose identity has not been publicly disclosed, is expected to air the new accusations Sunday in an interview on "60 Minutes," according to the memo, which was obtained by the Times.

The employee has complained in the past that Facebook was aware of the harms it could be causing in several areas.

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