Washington: Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg hit again Tuesday at claims the social media large fuels division, harms youngsters and must be regulated, saying the declare the corporate places profits over safety is “simply not true”.
“The argument that we intentionally push content material that makes individuals indignant for revenue is deeply illogical,” Zuckerberg wrote in a observe to Facebook workers that he then
posted on his account, hours after whistleblower Frances Haugen
testified earlier than US lawmakers.
“I do not know any tech firm that units out to construct merchandise that make individuals indignant or depressed. The ethical, enterprise and product incentives all level in the wrong way.”
A day after a defective configuration change knocked Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram offline for nearly six hours, a former worker turned whistleblower testified earlier than a US senate committee, accusing the corporate of creating “harmful selections”.