Another Facebook whistleblower says she is willing to testify before Congress

Another Facebook whistleblower says she is willing to testify before Congress

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  • San Francisco (CNN Business)Sophie Zhang, who said she felt like she had "blood on her hands" after working at Facebook, is willing to testify before Congress about her former employer, she told CNN Sunday.
  • She said she had also passed on documentation about the company to a US law enforcement agency.
  • Zhang, who worked as a data scientist at the tech giant for almost three years, wrote a lengthy memo when she was fired by Facebook last year detailing how she believed the company was not doing enough to tackle hate and misinformation -- particularly in smaller and developing countries.
  • Speaking to CNN at her home in the Bay Area on Sunday, Zhang said she was encouraged that there appeared to be bipartisan support for action relating to the protection of children online following Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen's testimony to a Senate subcommittee last week.

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