Inside the Facebook Papers

A WIRED series dives into thousands of internal documents, showing a company rife with issues that it largely failed to address.

On October 5, a former member of Facebook’s civic misinformation team named Frances Haugen testified before Congress. In her nearly two years at Facebook, Haugen said, she had consistently seen the company prioritize growth over all else, to the detriment of its users and society at large. It had long ignored the warnings of its own researchers about the platform’s potential harms. And she had gathered thousands of pages of internal documents—now collectively known as The Facebook Papers—to prove it.

The documents were disclosed to the Securities and Exchange Commission

→ Continue reading at WIRED

Similar Articles

Advertisment

Most Popular

Bandai Namco is making a 'My Hero Academia' battle royale for PS4, Xbox One and Switch

As if the market for battle royale games wasn’t crowded enough already, you’ll soon have another option in the form of My Hero Academia:...

2021 was a very good year for the PC market

If you thought the PC market's pandemic-era renaissance would continue throughout 2021... you guessed correctly. Canalys estimates PC shipments jumped 15 percent year-over-year to...

Gaspar Noe on ‘Vortex’ and the Changing World of Cinema

Argentine helmer Gaspar Noé’s latest feature “Vortex” world premiered in Cannes, where it was greeted with a standing ovation and critical acclaim. Variety spoke...