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Second Facebook Whistleblower Agrees To Testify Before Senate

  • A second Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB) whistleblower tweeted her willingness to testify before Congress, New York Post reports.
  • The former Facebook data scientist Sophie Zhang claimed to have submitted documents showing “potential criminal violations” to an unspecified U.S. law enforcement agency.
  • Zhang claimed to have testified privately before a European Parliamentary committee in 2020.
  • Zhang posted a memo to Facebook’s internal forum accusing the social media giant of failing to tackle hate and misinformation on the day of her termination.
  • Zhang admitted to proving how foreign governments misused fake social media accounts to manipulate public opinion. However, Facebook did not take her findings seriously, alleged Zhang.
  • Facebook refuted the allegations.
  • Related Content: Key Takeaways From Facebook Whistleblower’s Senate Appearance
  • Price Action: FB shares traded lower by 2.10% at $318.62 on the last check Tuesday.
  • Photo by Anthony Quintano via Wikimedia

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