Facebook Whistleblower’s Testimony Builds Momentum for Tougher Tech Laws

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WASHINGTON—Former Fb Inc. worker Frances Haugen detailed to a Senate panel Tuesday the inner paperwork she gathered exhibiting a variety of unfavourable impacts from the corporate’s merchandise—revelations that senators stated would construct momentum for harder rules on Massive Tech.

Lawmakers known as for strengthening privateness and competitors legal guidelines, particular on-line protections for youngsters, extra transparency into social-media algorithms and toughening of the platforms’ accountability.