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Summary: All eight complaints made by Facebook Whistleblower Frances Haugen

Read the Facebook whistleblower’s redacted complaints to the US SEC that have been summarised for your benefit.

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Recently, former Facebook employee-turned whistleblower Frances Haugen filed eight complaints against the social media giant based on thousands of internal Facebook documents that were secretly copied by Haugen before she left the company, CBS News had reported. Our anonymous client is disclosing original evidence showing that Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) has, for years past and ongoing, violated U.S. securities laws by making material misrepresentations and omissions in statements to investors and prospective investors, including, inter alia, through filings with the SEC, testimony to Congress, online statements and media stories — Frances Haugen's lawyers During an interview with CBS News' 60 Minutes, Haugen had said, "The things I saw at Facebook over and over again was there were conflicts of interest between what was good for the public and what was good for Facebook. And Facebook, over and over again, chose to optimise for its own interests, like making more money." MediaNama has reviewed the whistleblower's redacted complaints to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and has summarised all eight documents for your benefit. #1 Facebook misled investors and public about equal enforcement This particular disclosure alleged that Facebook through its XCheck program (pronounced Cross Check), 'white-listed' high profile users and furthered harmful content "causing significant and long-term risks to Facebook and its investors'. The complaint also said that these findings run contrary to sworn testimonies given by Mark Zuckerberg to the US Congress. Facebook had earlier claimed that they only provide "additional review" for high visibility users such as…

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