Facebook whistleblower claims company ignores safety of non-US users

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There is "less help, less support and less safety" for users outside the USA
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There is "less help, less support and less safety" for users outside the USA

Frances Haugen claims Facebook disproportionately spends its safety budget in the United States, so other countries miss out

Facebook gives users outside the USA less protection from harmful content and does the "bare minimum" when it comes to regulating content on the platform, Facebook employee-turned-whistleblower Fra...

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