First, a cascade of technical errors brought down Facebook's services and made it impossible for billions of users to communicate with each other.
A day later, a former employee presented US lawmakers with tens of thousands of pages of internal researchthat she had copied while working at the company. The files, whistleblower Frances Haugen said during a congressional meeting, showed that Facebook keeps prioritizing growth "at all costs" over efforts to stop hate and harm on its platforms.
DW's Washington bureau chief Ines Pohl talks to tech journalist Kara Swisher about the dangers of Facebook and what needs to be done to better control the social media giant.
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