Facebook whistleblower’s revelation on ‘profits over safety’ model

Senior journalist Paranjoy Guha Thakurta and tech expert Bappa Sinha discuss the Frances Haugen revelations on Facebook, the perils of its business model and what can be done to regulate the company

November 03, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

Frances Haugen, a former product manager at Facebook, exposed how much Facebook knew about the harm it was causing and revealed evidence to lawmakers, regulators, and the press. This action has created a media backlash and PR crisis that led to the rebranding of the tech giant as Meta. Will Facebook face legal actions? Newsclick’s Pragya Singh discusses the possibilities in conversation with senior journalist Paranjoy Guha Thakurta and tech expert Bappa Sinha.

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