WSJ reports that Facebook often did little when told human traffickers posted ads. https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-drug-cartels-human-traffickers-response-is-weak-documents-11631812953 … But Facebook stops me from posting a video with 3 climate scientists who say we can adapt to climate change?!! Nuts! Here’s what they censored: pic.twitter.com/5yuXUYXlZj
Analysis | Facebook keeps researching its own harms — and burying the findings https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/09/16/facebook-files-internal-research-harms/?tid=ss_tw …
Breaking: An investigation has been launched into Facebook as a result the WSJ series “Facebook Files” where internal documents showed the platform allowed and ignored human trafficking and the damaging effects the platform has on teen girls.
Whatever happened to that toothless redneck who showed up in a pickup truck with a bomb threat but didn't have a bomb... and called 911 immediately on himself... then got on Facebook live to recite lines about conspiracy theories before peacefully turning himself in?
It may be possible to run a social network for 3 billion people in a responsible way, though I doubt it, but there is no doubt that Facebook cannot and will not do it. The people in charge of this company are unfit. Mitigating harms until it can be dismantled has to be the goal.