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Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen launches nonprofit to make social media healthier

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Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen launches nonprofit to make social media healthier - CNBC

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Beyond the Screen will create an open-source database of ways "Big Tech is failing in its legal and ethical obligations to society," according to a release.

Haugen voiced her support for the California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act, which was recently signed into law by Gov.Gavin Newsom.

Haugen has more recently advocated for specific laws in the U.S.and abroad that aim to make social media safer for kids.


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