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A fired Facebook employee wrote a scathing 6,600-word memo detailing the company’s failures to stop political manipulation around the world

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A recently fired Facebook data scientist wrote a lengthy memo detailing the tech giant’s failures to stop election interference in countries around the world, per a Buzzfeed report.
The employee, whose job was to find “inauthentic activity,” wrote that the company was slow to take action against fake accounts used to manipulate political outcomes in nations like India, Ukraine, Bolivia, and many more.
Instead, Sophie Zhang wrote Facebook prioritized its public …read more

Source:: Business Insider



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