No evidence whistleblower Frances Haugen was planted by Facebook

Posted on AllSides October 11th, 2021
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A viral image circulating on social media baselessly claimed that former Facebook employee Frances Haugen, who turned over troves of internal company documents to the Wall Street Journal, was not a real whistleblower, but a plant set up by Facebook itself.

"Imagine planting your own whistleblower to expose yourself for not censoring enough so you can censor more," the image said in a text caption, which was overlaid on top of a photo from Haugen’s Oct. 3 interview with CBS News’ "60 Minutes."

Posts sharing the image received nearly 25,000 interactions on Facebook and Instagram,...

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