Facebook Ignored Evidence of Public Opinion Manipulation, Whistleblower Says

“I have personally made decisions that affected national presidents without oversight, and taken action to enforce against so many prominent politicians globally that I’ve lost count…. I know that I have blood on my hands by now.”
– Former Facebook data scientist Sophie Zhang in a 6,600-word memo on the company’s failure to combat public opinion manipulation. Shared internally on her last day, the memo is filled with concrete examples of how governments and political interest groups used the platform to consolidate power.
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