For years Facebook has known that it has had human trafficking occurring on its platform. According to internal company documents, Facebook notes that it knew of trafficking of domestic workers since 2018 and has struggled to tackle the problem, with employees rushing “to take down problematic content and make emergency policy changes to avoid what they described as a ‘potentially severe’ consequence for the business.”

The problem became so severe that Apple threatened to ban Facebook from its App Store in 2019. To read more, please click here.