Facebook ‘operating in the shadows’, says whistleblower as US lawmakers demand probes

US lawmakers pounded Facebook on Tuesday, accusing Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mark Zuckerberg of pushing for higher profits while being cavalier about user safety, and demanded that regulators investigate whistleblower accusations that the social media company harms children and stokes divisions. During a Senate Commerce subcommittee hearing, whistleblower Frances Haugen called for transparency about how Facebook entices users to extend their stay on the site, … Continue reading Facebook ‘operating in the shadows’, says whistleblower as US lawmakers demand probes