The Facebook Files: A Wall Street Journal Investigation

Jeff Horwitz, Georgia Wells, Deepa Seetharaman, Keach Hagey, Justin Scheck, Newley Purnell, Sam Schechner, Emily Glazer, Wall Street Journal Staff, Stephanie Stamm, John West, The Facebook Files: A Wall Street Journal Investigation. The Wall Street Journal, a series of articles beginning on Monday, 13 September 2021. “Facebook Inc. knows, in acute detail, that its platforms are riddled with flaws that cause harm, often in ways only the company fully understands. That is the central finding of a Wall Street Journal series, based on a review of internal Facebook documents, including research reports, online employee discussions, and drafts of presentations to senior management. Time and again, the documents show, Facebook’s researchers have identified the platform’s ill effects. Time and again, despite congressional hearings, its own pledges, and numerous media exposés, the company didn’t fix them. The documents offer perhaps the clearest picture thus far of how broadly Facebook’s problems are known inside the company, up to the chief executive himself.”

Jeff Horwitz, Facebook Says Its Rules Apply to All. Company Documents Reveal a Secret Elite That’s Exempt.

Georgia Wells, Jeff Horwitz, and Deepa Seetharaman, Facebook Knows Instagram Is Toxic for many Teen Girls, Company Documents Show.

Keach Hagey and Jeff Horwitz, Facebook Tried to Make Its Platform a Healthier Place. It Got Angrier Instead. 

Justin Scheck, Newley Purnell, and Jeff Horwitz, Facebook Employees Flag Drug Cartels and Human Traffickers. The Company’s Response Is Weak, Documents Show.

Sam Schechner, Jeff Horwitz, and Emily Glazer, How Facebook Hobbled Mark Zuckerberg’s Bid to Get America Vaccinated. 

Georgia Wells and Jeff Horwitz, Facebook’s Effort to Attract Preteens Goes Beyond Instagram Kids, Documents Show.

Wall Street Journal Staff, Facebook’s Documents About Instagram and Teens, Published.

Stephanie Stamm, John West, and Deepa Seetharaman, Is Sheryl Sandberg’s Power Shrinking? Ten Years of Facebook Data Offers Clues. 

Jeff Horwitz, The Facebook Whistleblower, Frances Haugen, Says She Wants to Fix the Company, Not Harm It.