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The Ugly Truth About Facebook’s Priorities

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Oct 6, 2021
  • 21:54
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Facebook deliberately boosts content it knows is harmful in order to keep people – including children – hooked on it. That’s the accusation of a whistleblower who leaked internal Facebook documents to the Wall Street Journal and then testified in Congress this week. New York Times reporters Cecilia Kang reached a similar conclusion in a new book. “An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook’s Battle for Domination” is co-authored by Sheera Frankel. (Matt McClain/The Washington Post via AP, Pool) Show More...