Facebook Whistleblower: Iran Using Facebook For Espionage On Other State Governments, Company is ‘Very Aware’

China and Iran have used Facebook for surveillance purposes, Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen told Congress on Tuesday.

During a hearing in the Senate Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security, Haugen, who quit Facebook in May, said that during her “time working with the threat intelligence org., so I was a project manager supporting the counter-espionage team, my team directly worked on tracking Chinese participation on the platform surveilling, say, Uyghur populations in
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