1. After learning that Twitter employs at least 15 former FBI agents, I searched Facebook. What I found is alarming

Facebook currently employs at least 115 people, in high-ranking positions, that formerly worked at FBI/CIA/NSA/DHS:

17 CIA
37 FBI
23 NSA
38 DHS

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2. All, but a few, of the former intelligence agents were hired, by Facebook after the 2016 Presidential Election & after the FBI established their social media-focused task force FTIF.
3. As @mtaibbi detailed in #TwitterFiles Part 6, we know there was massive coordination of censorship between the FBI & Twitter during 2020-2022.

Who is controlling “misinfo” censorship at Facebook?

Is there similar coordination between Facebook & the Intelligence community?
4. The following is a list (obtained through PUBLICLY available LinkedIn profiles) of former CIA/FBI/NSA/DHS that are currently working at Facebook, at least 10 work in the Trust & Safety (Misinfo) department. Many of the LinkedIn profiles are private so those will not be posted.
5. Aaron Berman (He/Him) leads the Misinformation Policy team at Facebook.

According to Aaron’s public LinkedIn profile, he worked for the CIA for 17 years.
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6. Aaron states that his experience at the CIA included writing President’s Daily Brief, leading briefings for Cabinet members, senior NSC officials & members of Congress. Image
7. On Twitter, Aaron is followed by Yoel Roth & admits he is friends with Trust & Safety people at Twitter.

Was Facebook coordinating with Twitter on info-sharing to censor posts they deem as ‘misinfo’?
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8. Aaron admits to specific Facebook campaigns where he tackles “misinfo.”

Re: COVID19, they allow ‘health authorities’ to guide what Facebook should label as misinformation
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9. On a YouTube discussion, with Stanford, Aaron admits that Facebook works with a ‘Global network of over 80 fact checker Organizations” who direct Facebook on which posts to reduce distribution, add warning labels & shadowban
10. Aaron discusses in detail the lengths Facebook goes to in censoring what they deem as COVID19 misinfo, specifically on Vaccines
11. Here is the entire YouTube video where Aaron and members from Twitter & Google discuss misinformation censoring
16.“As a current combatant against misinfo and former intelligence officer”

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17. Climate change censorship & again, Aaron states that Facebook partners “with more than 80 independent fact-checking organizations”

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18.Deborah B. (She/Her). Current Facebook Trust & Safety. Former CIA Analyst 15 years. linkedin.com/in/deborah-b-2…
19.Scott S. (He/Him) current Facebook Senior Manager Trust & Safety. Former CIA 7 years. linkedin.com/in/scottbstern/
20.Bryan Weisbard. Current Facebook Trust & Safety. Formerly 9 years of “multiple senior level leadership positions in US Government Intelligence Community.” Former Twitter Online Safety & Security Analysis 4 years. Former Youtube Trust & Safety 1 year. linkedin.com/in/bryanweisba… Image
21.Hagan Barnett. Current Facebook Trust & Safety Operations Lead. Former Self Employed Contractor CIA 1 year, Booz Allen 4 years, US Department of Treasury 3 years. linkedin.com/in/haganbarnet…
22.Jeff Lazarus. Current Facebook Trust & Safety. Former Apple Trust & Safety 1 year. Former Google Trust & Safety 4 years. Former CIA 5 years. linkedin.com/in/jeff-lazaru…
23.Chon Rosa. Current Facebook Trust & Safety. Former US Army Intelligence & Security Command 4 years. linkedin.com/in/chon-c-rosa/
24.Jason Barry. Current Facebook Trust & Safety Manager. Former DHS 7 years. linkedin.com/in/jason-barry…
25.Rick Cavalieros. Current Facebook Trust & Safety Manager. Former FBI 21 years. linkedin.com/in/rick-cavali…
26.    Sandeep A. (He/Him). Current Senior Investigator Trust & Safety. Former NSA SIGINT Lead Analyst 4 years. linkedin.com/in/sandeep-abr…
27.    Amarpreet G. (She/Her). Current Facebook Product Integrity, Elections. Former FBI 6 years. linkedin.com/in/amarpreet-g…
28.    Brian Kelley. Current Facebook Law Enforcement Outreach Manager. Former FBI 7 years. linkedin.com/in/briankelley…
29.    Aleah Houze. Current Facebook Product Policy Manager. Former NSA 7 years. linkedin.com/in/aleah-houze/
30.    Shawn Turskey. Current Facebook Global Director Security Investigations. Former NSA 19 years. Former US Cyber Command 4 years. linkedin.com/in/shawnturske…
31.    Mike Torrey. Current Facebook Security Engineer Investigator. Former NSA 3 years. Former CIA 9 years. linkedin.com/in/mike-torrey…
32.    Corey Ponder. Current Facebook Senior Strategist. Former Policy Consultant DHS 7 months. Former CIA 6 years. Former Policy Advisor Google 2 years. linkedin.com/in/coreytponde…
33.    John Papp (He/Him). Current Facebook Infrastructure ASIC Sourcer. Former DIA 4 years. Former CIA 12 years. linkedin.com/in/johnpapp/
34.    Nick Lovrien (He/Him). Current Facebook Chief Global Security. Current Board Director US State Department. Former CIA 5 years. linkedin.com/in/nick-lovrie…
35.    Cameron H. Current Facebook Workflow Risk Project Manager. Former CIA 4 years. linkedin.com/in/cameron-h-7…
36.    Andi Allen (She/Her). Current Facebook Senior Technical Recruiter. Current “Talent Partner” for helpukraine22.org . Former CIA 4 years. linkedin.com/in/andi-allen-…
37.    Travis M. Current Facebook Technical Investigator. Former NSA 10 years. linkedin.com/in/travis-m/
38.    Keith Pridgen. Current Facebook Program Manager. Former NSA 2 years. Former US Navy Information Warfare Officer 7 years. linkedin.com/in/keithpridge…
39.    Daniel Kaiser. Current Facebook Research Data Scientist. Former NSA 2 years. linkedin.com/in/daniel-kais…
40.    Jerrod Lowmaster. Current Facebook/Instagram Data Scientist. Former NSA 5 years. linkedin.com/in/jerrodlowma…
41.    Gabrielle Johnson (She/Her). Current Facebook Platform Investigator. Former NSA Deputy Office Chief 2 years. linkedin.com/in/gabrielle-t…
42.    Michael Khbeis (He/Him). Current Facebook Director of Operations. Former NSA 10 years. linkedin.com/in/michael-khb…
43.    Josh Bulluck. Current Facebook SPARQ Manager. Former NSA Signals Intelligence Analyst 2 years. Former US Army Intelligence Analyst 7 years. linkedin.com/in/jsbulluck/
44.    Eric Gonzalez. Current Facebook Systems Project Manager. Former NSA 3 years. Former US Navy Cryptologic Warfare Officer 2 years. linkedin.com/in/erictgonzal…
45.    Seth Summersett. Current Facebook Head of Security Partners. Former NSA 8 years. linkedin.com/in/seth-summer…
46.    Brian McFarland (He/Him). Current Facebook Security Partner. Former NSA Cryptographer 3 years. linkedin.com/in/brian-mcfar…
47.    Mike D. Current Facebook Threat Intelligence Manager. Former FBI 13 years. linkedin.com/in/mike-d-48b1…
48.    Steve Goldman. Current Facebook Acute Issue Management. Former FBI 26 years. linkedin.com/in/steve-goldm…
49.    Jennifer A. Current Facebook Global Intelligence Lead. Former Foreign Affairs Officer US Department of State. Former FBI 6 years. linkedin.com/in/jennifer-a-…
50.    Steven S. Current Facebook Director & Associate General Counsel. Former DOJ Trial Attorney 5 years. Former FBI Deputy General Counsel 8 years. linkedin.com/in/steven-s-36…
51.    Cynthia Deitle (She/Her). Current Facebook Director, Associate General Counsel. Former FBI 19 years. linkedin.com/in/cynthia-dei…
52.    Tromila Maile. Current Facebook FIU Investigator. Former FBI Intelligence Analyst 3 years. linkedin.com/in/tromila-mai…
53.    Tim Hadley. Current Facebook Data Center Manager. Former FBI 17 years. linkedin.com/in/tim-hadley-…
54.    Jeffrey K. Van Nest. Current Facebook In-House Counsel. Former FBI 20 years. linkedin.com/in/jeffrey-k-v…
55.    Meredith Burkett. Current Facebook Anti-Scraping Investigator. Former FBI 6 years. linkedin.com/in/meredith-bu…
56.    Leo M. Current Facebook Threat Investigator. Former FBI 7 years. Former DOD 4 years. linkedin.com/in/leo-m-35956…
57.    Keith Allan. Current Facebook Corporate Strategy & Global Operations. Former FBI 5 years. linkedin.com/in/keitheallan/
58.    Anthony S. Current Facebook Business Integrity Specialist. Former FBI 8 years. linkedin.com/in/kysmith99/
59.    Christina F. Current Facebook Security Engineer Investigator. Former FBI 5 years. linkedin.com/in/christinafo…
60.  Reminder- All of these Facebook employees publicly list their work experience. I’ve labeled their names “as listed” on their LinkedIn Profiles.

Anyone can do a simple LinkedIn search & find the same.

Current Company Facebook/META. Past Company FBI/CIA/DHS/NSA. 115 results.

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