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Facebook Whistleblower Presents Powerful Testimony to Congress

Testimony is Just One of Many Headaches for Facebook in Recent Days

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The Facebook whistleblower at the center of the latest controversy for the social media giant appeared in front of Congress on Tuesday to give her testimony, raising questions about the danger of these platforms.

About Haugen

Frances Haugen testified and answered questions in front of the Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security subcommittee, primarily focusing on how the platform affects its youngest users in ways that are detrimental to their mental health. The 37-year-old is a former product manager for the company who worked on civic integrity issues. However, Facebook decided to dissolve the civic integrity department after the 2020 presidential election, causing Haugen to change her stance toward the company and its values.

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