Facebook whistleblower launches nonprofit to address harms designed by social media


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Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen is launching a nonprofit business that will request solutions to harms established by social media, she mentioned on Thursday.

The former solution supervisor at Fb, because renamed Meta Platforms, created headlines last calendar year immediately after coming out as the resource of 1000’s of leaked internal documents, which she mentioned thorough the social media company’s failures to shield teen women on Instagram and clamp down on vaccine misinformation.

Fb has continually stated it disagrees with Haugen’s characterization.

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Fb whistleblower Frances Haugen launched a nonprofit to handle social media harms. Pictured: Haugen speaks onstage through the 2022 SXSW Convention and Festivals in Austin, Texas, on March 14, 2022.
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Her nonprofit, Beyond the Monitor, will develop an open databases to document means that Large Tech firms are failing their “moral obligations to culture” and define probable solutions, in accordance to a press launch.


It will lover with Challenge Liberty, an business working to develop a new working protocol for social networking, and Typical Perception Media, which advocates for safe and sound media information for children.