Yet Another Facebook Whistleblower Feels Like She Has “Blood On Her Hands”

  • A former data scientist for Facebook told CNN she felt like she had “blood on her hands” and has passed on documentation about potential criminal violations to a US law enforcement agency.
  • “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,” Zhang said.
  • Ms. Zhang says Facebook fails to tackle abuse and stated, “I’ve found multiple blatant attempts by foreign national governments to abuse our platform.”

Helen Elfer from The Independent writes:

“Another Facebook whistleblower has come forward and said she is willing to testify before Congress about the social media giant.

Former data scientist for the company, Sophie Zhang, told CNN said she felt like she had “blood on her hands” after working at Facebook and has passed on documentation about potential criminal violations to a US law enforcement agency.

She did not specify the information or which agency she had been in contact with.

Her statements come in the wake of a damning testimony made by former employee Frances Haugen about Facebook to US senators last week. Ms Haugen accused the company of incentivising profits and growth over the well-being of its users…”

See full story here.



Categories: Business, Government, Politics, Tech

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: