Ex-Facebook employee says company has known about disinformation problem for years

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Yaël Eisenstat, pictured in September, says Facebook leaders have known about problems with disinformation and how Facebook incentivizes the most extreme voices. Riccardo Savi/Getty Images for Concordia Summit

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Facebook is on the defensive after a whistleblower leaked thousands of documents showing how the company failed to control the spread of false information and lies about the 2020 election.

In an internal report, Facebook staff concluded that the company “helped incite the Capitol Insurrection.” Leaked documents show how the

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