The CEO and co-founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, denied this Tuesday that his company anticipates the benefits of the safety and well-being of users, as he assured the Exemployed Frances Haugen in his statement against a Senate Subcommittee in the USA. .
"At the center of these accusations there is the idea that we prioritize the benefits of safety and well-being. That is simply false," Zuckerberg wrote in his account in the social network, in a long message he defended the company before The multiple criticisms you are receiving these days.
Facebook's leader also said that "many of the accusations do not make sense" and that it does not recognize "the false image of the company that is being painted."
In his testimony before the Senate, the Exemployed France Haugen made a ruthless portrait of the company, because during the time he was working on it he realized a "devastating truth": Facebook hides information to the public and governments.
"The documents that I have provided to Congress prove that Facebook has deceived the public repeatedly what their own research reveals about the safety of children, the effectiveness of their artificial intelligence and their role to expand dividing and extremist messages", said.
Haugen, who previously filtered the company's internal documents to the Wall Street Journal, assured that Facebook hides that his platforms are harmful to minors, encourage social division and weaken democracy.Updated Date: 08 October 2021, 04:24