26.2 C
Miami
Monday, October 18, 2021
HomeNewsTechnology'Facebook puts profits over user' safety': Whistleblower Frances Haugen testifies at US...

‘Facebook puts profits over user’ safety’: Whistleblower Frances Haugen testifies at US Senate


A former Facebook data scientist, Frances Haugen told Congress on Tuesday that Facebook utilizes “engagement based ranking,” which priortizes content that “illicits an extreme reaction” and, according to their research she says, increases engagement. Haugen said she believed Facebook didn’t set out to build a destructive platform. But “in the end, the buck stops with Mark,” she said referring to Zuckerberg, who controls more than 50% of Facebook’s voting shares.


RELATED ARTICLES

Leave a Reply

- Advertisment -

You May Like

%d bloggers like this: