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Whistleblower’s Guide to Fixing Facebook Centers on Algorithms

Oct. 6, 2021, 8:31 PM

A product manager who’d worked at Facebook Inc. turned over reams of pages of internal documents to government officials and the Wall Street Journal earlier this year because, she said, she’d reached the conclusion that the company was unable to change on its own. When there were “conflicts of interest between profits and the common good and public safety, Facebook consistently chose to prioritize its profits,” Frances Haugen told Congress at a public hearing on Oct. 5. “I realized we needed to get help from the outside, that the only way these problems would be solved is by solving ...

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