Europe pushes for new laws after the Facebook scandal

Europe pushes for new laws after the Facebook scandal 1

Europe pushes for new laws after the Facebook scandal

EU policymakers and lawmakers last week met with Frances Haugen – who revealed a series of internal Facebook documents – to discuss issues about this social network.

Frances Haugen met with lawmakers at the European Parliament in Brussels (Belgium) on November 2.

Under the bill, the EU will require major technology platforms to find solutions and minimize risks from illegal content.

`Europe is very serious about regulating the digital environment that is increasingly developing but is likened to the wild west,` said Thierry Breton, an EU official.

During a hearing before the EU on November 8, lawmakers asked Haugen about Facebook’s internal documents.

In the UK, lawmakers are considering a bill on online safety that could see regulators impose fines of 10% of the annual global revenue of violating companies.

In recent weeks, Ms. Haugen has met with British and German officials to push for new laws to increase transparency and oversight of how social media companies handle content.

Facebook repeatedly refuted Haugen.

According to some lawmakers, after consulting Facebook’s internal documents, the new EU social media bill will be more expansive than the current one.

`My hope is that the new additions will strengthen the DSA and expand risk control,` said Alexandra Geese, a member of the European Parliament.

During the EU hearing, Haugen said the new social media bill `has the potential to become a gold standard on a global scale` and `inspire other countries, including the US, to pursue

Since September, Haugen has revealed a series of internal Facebook information in leading newspapers in the US, revolving around the ranking algorithm promoting division, Instagram’s negative impact on teenage users, and

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