Former employee accuses Facebook of causing 6-1 riots

The former employee accused Facebook of being the cause of the 6-1 riot - Photo 1.

Facebook’s vice president of global affairs, Nick Clegg, described the former employee’s allegations as fraudulent.

According to the newspaper GuardianThe whistleblower said that thousands of pages of internal Facebook research documents she submitted to federal regulators show the social network lied about its effectiveness and efforts to remove hateful content. hate and misinformation on social networks.

Accordingly, the accuser said it was the social network Facebook that was the cause of the incident where crowds of protesters stormed into the streets, causing disturbances on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on January 6 this year.

Also follow Guardian, the former Facebook employee will officially present her allegations, publicly identifying on CBS’s 60 Minutes program (USA) on the evening of October 3 (US time).

The whistleblower will also testify before the US Senate on this incident on October 5.

In a 1,500-word internal memo titled “Our position on Polarization and Election” sent on October 1, Facebook’s vice president in charge of Global Affairs Nick Clegg has admitted that a whistleblower accused the social media company of causing riots on January 6 at the parliament building, but said the allegations were false.

On January 6 this year, supporters of former US President Donald Trump stormed into the US Capitol building. Five people died and many were injured in the incident. Violent conflicts and chaos caused by protesters have shocked public opinion throughout the United States and the world.


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