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Facebook whistleblower launches nonprofit to solve social media harm

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen is initiating a nonprofit association that will seek resolutions to harms created by social media.

She is the former product administrator at Facebook since renamed Meta Platforms (META.O), made headlines last year afterward coming out as the foundation of thousands of leaked internal credentials, which she said comprehensively explained the social media company’s letdowns to guard teen girls on Instagram and lock down on vaccine misrepresentation.

Her nonprofit, Beyond the Screen, will generate an exposed database to
document customs that Big Tech corporations are deteriorating their
“ethical obligations to society” and outline likely solutions, conferring
to a press release.

It will start a companionship with Project Liberty, an association working
to figure out a new operating procedure for social networking, and Common Sense
Media, which supporters of safe media content for kids and teenagers.