Could Facebook’s ‘North Star’ see the platform heading south?

Zuckerberg’s inner circle, that boosted its user base at all costs, may harm the company’s reputation

20 September 2021 - 19:42 By Parmy Olson

How do you add guardrails into a product that was built for constant interaction? A deluge of documents leaked out of Facebook led to bombshell reports in The Wall Street Journal last week highlighting harms — from unfair treatment of users to human trafficking — that the company partly ignored and then hid from public view. Facebook pushed back on the reports at the weekend, saying they didn’t tell the whole picture. 

But the company’s former chief security officer offered this take on the leaks:..

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