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Facebook prematurely disrupted a number of security measures designed to prevent the spread of disinformation in the US presidential election last November. It eventually led to the storming of the Capitol on January 6 of this year, says a self-disclosed whistleblower on CBS. 60 minutes.
The whistleblower is Frances Hogan, a former product manager at Social Media. According to her, the actions could have been disrupted, so that the social medium could earn more money.
Haugen said the algorithm change in 2018 led to more divisions among Facebook users. Facebook no longer tweaks this algorithm because it saw users returned a lot on social media, so more ads were sold.
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Last week, seven neglected lions were cared for at Vileda, a rescue center in Friesland. The lions were rescued from poor conditions in Romania. “They had very little enclosure, almost no water, no vegetation around and no heating,” says Juno van Zon, who is part of an international team that performs many actions around the world each year to save wild animals.
The Romanian owner got permission to keep the lions on his property, but now he wanted to get rid of the animals. He also refused to give his last two lions.
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