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Facebook Is Failing in Global Disinformation Fight, Says Former Worker | The New York Times

By Sheera Frenkel
September 14, 2020

OAKLAND, Calif. — While Facebook has heralded improvements to its fight against disinformation in the United States, it has been slow to deal with fake accounts that have affected elections around the world, according to a post published by a former employee.

The employee, who worked on a Facebook team dedicated to rooting out so-called inauthentic activity on the service, said executives ignored or were slow to react to her repeated warnings about the problem.

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Source: Facebook Is Failing in Global Disinformation Fight, Says Former Worker – The New York Times

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