Frances Haugen : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children, Education and Career

Frances Haugen is an American data engineer and scientist, and whistleblower know all about her in this article as like her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children, Education and Career

Frances Haugen : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children, Education and Career
Frances Haugen
  Bio
Name Frances Haugen
Birthdate ( Age) 1983-84
Place of Birth Iowa City, Iowa, USA
Nationality American
Marital Status  Not known
Spouse/Partner Not known
Children Not known
Parents Tom Haugen (Father), Alice Fulton Haugen (Mother)
Education Olin College, Harvard Business School
Profession American data engineer and scientist, product manager
Net Worth $1 Million - $2 Million
Last Update October 2021

Frances Haugen is an American data engineer and scientist, product manager, and whistleblower. She disclosed tens of thousands of Facebook's internal documents to the Securities and Exchange Commission and The Wall Street Journal in 2021.

Haugen is scheduled to testify before the Parliament of the United Kingdom.On October 6, 2021, Haugen's attorney John Tye said the legal team and Haugen are in communication with the Federal Trade Commision, as well as the European Parliament and the French government.

Early Life and Family

Haugen was born and raised in Iowa City, Iowa, where she attended Horn Elementary and Northwest Junior High School, and graduated from Iowa City West High School in 2002.Her father was a doctor, and her mother became an Episcopalian priest after an academic career.Her Parents Name is Tom Haugen (Father), and Alice Fulton Haugen (Mother).

Haugen studied electrical and computer engineering in the founding class at the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering and graduated in 2006.She later earned a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School in 2011.

Frances Haugen Husband, Is Frances Haugen Married

Possibaly Frances Haugen is a married woman but no such information is available on reliable sources and on her social media.Moreover, we do not owe any information related to her relationship and Marital status in the past.

Frances Haugen Net Worth

Frances Haugen is an American data engineer and scientist, product manager, and whistleblower has an estimated Net Worth around $1 Million - $2 Million in 2021.

Professional Career

After graduating from college, Haugen was hired by Google, and worked on Google Ads, Google Book Search, a class action litigation settlement related to Google publishing book content, as well as Google+.At Google, Haugen co-authored a patent for a method of adjusting the ranking of search results.

During her career at Google, she completed her MBA, which was paid for by Google.She has said she was a co-founder of the desktop dating app Secret Agent Cupid, precursor to the mobile app Hinge.In 2015, she began work as a data product manager at Yelp to improve search using image recognition, and after a year, moved to Pinterest.

In 2018, when Facebook recruited Haugen, she expressed interest in a role related to misinformation, and in 2019, she became a product manager in the Facebook civic integrity department.While at Facebook, she decided it was important to become a whistleblower due to what she has since described as a pattern of Facebook prioritizing profit over public safety,and left her position at Facebook in May 2021.

In the spring of 2021, she contacted John Tye, a founder of the nonprofit law firm Whistleblower Aid, for help, and Tye agreed to represent her and to help protect her anonymity.In the late summer of 2021, she began meeting with members of the United States Congress, including Senator Richard Blumenthal and Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Beginning in September 2021, The Wall Street Journal published the The Facebook Files: A Wall Street Journal Investigation, "based on a review of internal Facebook documents, including research reports, online employee discussions and drafts of presentations to senior management.

"The investigation is a multi-part series, with nine reports including an examination of exemptions for high-profile users, impacts on youth, the impacts of its 2018 algorithm changes, weaknesses in the response to human trafficking and drug cartels, vaccine misinformation, and Haugen, who gathered the documents that supported the investigative reports.

Haugen disclosed her identity as the whistleblower when she appeared on 60 Minutes on October 3, 2021.During the interview, Haugen discussed the Facebook program known as Civic Integrity, which was intended to curb misinformation and other threats to election security.The program was dissolved after the 2020 election, which Haugen said "really feels like a betrayal of democracy to me,"and which she believed contributed to the 2021 United States Capitol attack.

Haugen also shared documents with members of the U.S. Congress and offices of attorneys general, but not the Federal Trade Commission.Facebook's market capitalization dropped by $6 billion within 24 hours of Haugen's 60 Minutes interview on October 3, 2021, and after the Facebook outage on October 4, 2021.Based on the leaked documents, Kevin Roose, writing for The New York Times, suggested Facebook may be weaker than it appears.

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