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Facebook whistleblower launches nonprofit to combat big tech

Whistleblower Frances Haugen – a former Facebook engineer who leaked documents suggesting the firm put profits before security – on Thursday launched an organization dedicated to fighting the damage caused by social media.

The Beyond the Screen non-profit’s first project will be to document the ways that big tech is failing in its “legal and ethical obligations to society” and help it come up with ways to solve those problems, at launch. said in a statement.

“We can have social media that brings out the best in us, and that’s what’s working beyond the screen,” Haugen said in the statement.

“Beyond the Screen will focus on tangible solutions to help users regain control of our social media experience.”

Haugen leaked internal studies last year that showed officials were aware of the potential for damage to his site, prompting a renewed US push for regulation.

Haugen opines the tech titan, which has since rebranded itself as Meta, puts an advantage over security. Meta has fought against the allegation.

Haugen’s nonprofit will collaborate with groups including Common Sense Media and Project Liberty that share a “commitment to supporting healthy social media,” according to the statement.

Beyond Screen’s first project “represents a bold, inclusive and much-needed effort to drive a seismic shift in the conduct of social media,” Project Liberty founder Frank McCourt said in the statement.

“We look forward to launching this new initiative and working with Frances and her team to advance our shared goal of enabling healthy digital communities and preventing harmful business models.”

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