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Facebook Papers: Mark Zuckerberg Reinstated Anti-Abortion Video, Opposed Spanish Voting Resources

HeadlineOct 28, 2021

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally stepped in to reinstate a misleading and potentially dangerous anti-abortion video to the social media site after Republican Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley accused Facebook of censorship when the company removed the video over misinformation. This is just one of the latest damning revelations to emerge from the “Facebook Papers,” which are based on internal company documents leaked by whistleblower Frances Haugen.

Meanwhile, The Washington Post reported Zuckerberg opposed a Spanish-language voting information resource on WhatsApp for fear it would seem partisan. Amid the unfolding scandals, Facebook recently posted increased profits of $9 billion for the third quarter.

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