November 27, 2023 - 7:00pm PST
November 6, 2023 - 10:45am PST
Toronto Reference Library

Join EFF Special Advisor Cory Doctorow and Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen in conversation at the Toronto Metro Reference Library: "Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen talks with journalist, activist and author Cory Doctorow about standing up against one of today's most powerful organizations and the power of a single individual to demand transparency and accountability to Big Tech. In 2021, Haugen publicly disclosed her identity as the anonymous Wall Street Journal source in an investigative series, "The Facebook Files: A Wall Street Journal Investigation." The investigation included the social media platform's negative impact on youth, misinformation, weaknesses in its response to human trafficking and drug cartels, and revealed how Facebook's algorithm favoured anger and outrage to keep us doom scrolling."