For weeks, Facebook has a lot bomb revelation The result of a huge cache of Leaked internal document.. Facebook is currently hiding several groups on its Workplace bulletin board about platform security and election protection. according to New York Times.. This move seems to be an effort to prevent further leaks.
We don’t know exactly how many groups will be private, so we don’t know how widespread Facebook is blocking things.
“Leaks reduce the effectiveness, efficiency, and morale of teams that work daily to address the challenges of operating the platform for billions of people,” Facebook said in a statement. .. “It also puts employees working on delicate themes at risk from the outside, and complex topics can be misrepresented and misunderstood,” the company says. The Verge This move has been going on for months.
Facebook’s decision follows last week’s congressional testimony Facebook Whistleblower Frances HaugenFormer staff of the Civic Integrity group, which was the source of the leaked document.Monday, Hogen Accepted the invitation She will testify to talk to Facebook’s independent oversight board and later this month. In front of the British Parliament..
Updated to ET at 7:53 pm on October 13: Added a context from Facebook that the changes have been made for several months.
https://www.theverge.com/2021/10/13/22725122/facebook-workplace-internal-message-boards-private Facebook is trying to stop the leak by keeping some bulletin boards private