[ExI] Facebook Whistleblower's New 60 Minutes Interview

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Mon Oct 4 07:39:22 UTC 2021

9 Horrifying Facts From the Facebook Whistleblower's New 60 Minutes Interview
You knew Facebook was making the world shittier, but it's so much
worse than you realized.
By Matt Novak 3 Oct 2021


Fundamentally, Haugen alleges there’s a key conflict between what’s
good for Facebook and what’s good for society at large. At the end of
the day, things that are good for Facebook tend to be bad for the
world we live in, according to Haugen.

I liked one of the reader comments at the foot of the article:

Alfred-WhyDidYouSayThatName           10/04/21 12:07am
It kind of feels like hearing that cigarette companies knew their
product caused cancer or that oil companies knew that global warming
was an issue for decades while they lied and sowed doubt. The actual
damage they’re doing isn’t the part of it that’s news, it’s that they
were fully aware of it all along.


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