Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen to speak to its Oversight Board

facebook whistleblower frances haugen to speak to its oversight board

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before Congress on October 5th. | Photo by Matt McClain-Pool/Getty Images

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen said Monday that she will speak to the platform’s independent Oversight Board at its invitation.

“I have accepted the invitation to brief the Facebook Oversight Board about what I learned while working there,” Haugen tweeted. “Facebook has lied to the board repeatedly, and I am looking forward to sharing the truth with them.”

Haugen, a former product manager in Facebook’s civic integrity group, leaked a large cache of internal Facebook documents to the Wall Street Journal showing problems within the organization. She appeared on 60 Minutes two days before she testified before Congress that Facebook “repeatedly” misled the public about “what its own research reveals about the safety of children and…

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