White House Endorses Regulating Tech Platforms for 'Harms that They Cause'

White House Endorses Regulating Tech Platforms for 'Harms that They Cause'


The White House on Wednesday endorsed further regulations on social media tech platforms, in response to testimony from far-left Facebook “whistleblower” Frances Haugen on Capitol Hill.

“The President has long said, as you referenced, that tech platforms must be held accountable for the harms that they cause,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said during the daily press briefing in response to a question about the hearings on Capitol Hill.

White House press secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Former Facebook product manager Frances Haugen warned Congress of the platform’s effects on mental health and political division.

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Former Facebook worker Frances Haugen flashes a tight smile (Pool/Getty)

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