US investigating Facebook, staff told to preserve all communications

In the wake of the Facebook papers revelations, staff have been told to retain documents and messages ranging back to 2016 as the US government and other authorities begin investigating the company’s operations.

As scrutiny over Facebook’s alleged prioritizing of revenue over combating hate speech continies, it appears that the company is now to be investigated by what are described as legislative bodies and governments.According to the New York Times, all Facebook employees have now been directed to “preserve internal documents and communications since 2016.”

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