On ‘The Faulkner Focus’, Concha said, ‘It’s like life and death here.
Granthshala News contributor Joe Concha on Friday rebuked Facebook for “deliberately” looking the other way and ignoring warnings that drug cartels and human traffickers used the platform.
“It’s kind of life and death stuff here,” Concha said.
wall street journal published a report On Thursday, “Facebook Employees Flag Drug Cartels and Human Traffickers. Company’s Response Is the Week, Documents Show,” which detailed how the social media juggler allowed dozens of problematic pages to remain active. came after the blast Other WSJ Reports This week indicated that Facebook allows elite users to bend content rules and knows its photo-sharing app Instagram is harmful to young women.
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Concha said on “The Faulkner,” that “Facebook may deliberately turn a blind eye to how Mexican drug cartels are using its platform to recruit, train and pay hitmen or recruit women in abusive employment situations in the Middle East.” That’s just as shocking.” Center.”
Concha called out that anyone who internally ignored these warnings would be fired and the government would be asked to take immediate action.
“Mark Zuckerberg should be called to Capitol Hill next week, not next month, to answer this,” Concha said. “He should explain how he’s allowing deadly drug cartels, for example, to ban the 45th president, which the company considers a bigger threat than the above. Just unbelievable.”
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Concha was referring to former President Trump, who was removed from Facebook after the January 6 Capitol riots. The Granthshala News contributor and media guru then pointed out that Facebook stock has risen significantly over the past year and wondered why the company wasn’t investing money in more efficient security measures.
“You would think that they, I don’t know, would probably hire some more people overseas and here in the States as watchdogs and make sure things like this don’t happen. But instead they’re just doing their own counting. Money and resources and money should not be used at this point where it should be done,” Koncha said.
Earlier this week, ex-Google consultant Joe Toscano, a key figure in the popular Netflix documentary “The Social Dilma,” slammed Facebook for putting profits ahead of people.
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“The reality is Facebook is doing business as usual, right? What is Facebook’s product? We always have to go back to that. What is their product? The reality is their product is outrage, its scam, its It’s gender. It’s anything that will get you to click,” Toscano said in an interview with Granthshala News Digital.