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The Whistleblower Behind the 'Facebook Files' Reveals Herself

Frances Haugen was a product manager at the social media company, but quit after finding Facebook misled the public about its work in combating hate speech, violence and misinformation. Documents she took from the company were shared with The Wall Street Journal anonymously, becoming the source of "The Facebook Files" series. She went public in a Sunday interview with "60 Minutes" and is set to testify before the Senate on Oct. 5 about the alleged harm Facebook causes.

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    Whistleblower: Facebook is misleading the public on progress against hate speech, violence, misinformation

    Whistleblower: Facebook is misleading the public on progress against hate speech, violence, misinformation

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    CBS News - By Scott Pelley

    Her name is Frances Haugen. That is a fact that Facebook has been anxious to know since last month when an anonymous former employee filed complaints …

    Why this Facebook scandal is different

    Why this Facebook scandal is different

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    Recode - Shirin Ghaffary

    On Sunday evening, a former Facebook employee who has previously revealed damning internal documents about the company came forward on 60 Minutes to reveal her identity. Frances Haugen, a former product manager on Facebook’s civic integrity team, shared documents that were the basis of an explosive …

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    Facebook whistleblower says company incentivizes "angry, polarizing, divisive content"
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    Facebook whistleblower says company incentivizes "angry, polarizing, divisive content"

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    CBS News - By Keith Zubrow

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