Always the information she gave Facebook leaked secrets and documents, Frances Hogan, during his testimony before the United States Congress, successively.
I hinted former employee On the most prominent social media platforms, Facebook has made spy operations somewhat easier.
She also said that “the Iranian government is spying on government agencies and other parties via Facebook as well.”
And when asked by a senator if the giant platform was being used by what he described as authoritarian or terrorist leaders around the world, she replied that it was, pointing out that Facebook He is also fully aware of it.
She revealed that she worked with the company’s spy tracking team, explaining that the latter was aware of the monitoring of Chinese movements on the platform, and realized that it was targeting or monitoring the population. Uyghur in the world and not just in the country.
Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook
Hogan also accused the social media giant of fueling violence and hatred in Myanmar and Ethiopia.
Terrifying seasons in Myanmar and Ethiopia
She hinted at a series of links between some of her Facebook activities and the deadly violence that has taken place in Myanmar and Ethiopia, as well as spying by China and Iran, CNN reported Wednesday. “I fear that these divisive and extremist behaviors that we see today are just the beginning, if the competent authorities do not act,” she said, referring to the US Congress by enacting new laws or asking to continue the business.
An army of prisoners in Tigray (AFP)
She also felt that what the world has seen in Myanmar and now in Ethiopia are just the first chapters of a very terrifying story and that no one wants to read the end, ”referring to the bloodshed and to the violence that both countries have witnessed.
In addition, the company has been accused of misleading and exploiting anger and hatred in order to entice users, as well as generate profits at the expense of safety and public interest.
It should be noted that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today denied that the social media giant encourages hatred and division in societies, harms children and needs regulation, stressing that accusations against his company of putting financial profit before security are “simply incorrect and meaningless.” He said in a lengthy note posted on his Facebook page that “our accusation of putting financial profits before safety and convenience is simply not true.”