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Is Facebook really on the ropes?

7 October 2021

1:35 PM

7 October 2021

1:35 PM

It may be counter-intuitive, but American investigative and Pulitzer winning journalist Glenn Greenwald makes a strong argument that paints Facebook whistleblower  Frances Haugen as “a vital media and political asset because she advances their (Facebook’s) quest for greater control over online political discourse.” So, about-face on our thinking, maybe? 

His argument goes like this: the imposition of greater content moderation in the wake of Haugen’s accusation about the threats and harms caused by the tech giant “could be the greatest gift one can give them, which is why their executives are often seen calling on Congress to regulate the social media...

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