Date Company Accusation City / Area / Country Source Tags Media
Inquest into death of 14-year-old Molly Russell in November 2017 who killed herself after viewing harmful content online begins after multiple delays.North west London, Byron Road, Harrow, UKThe Guardian, BBCDeaths, Mental Health, Suicides
(Owned by Meta)

Instagram is breaking its promise to remove posts that glorify self-harm and suicide. Simple keyword searches on the platform last week showed that many such images remain live.

The GuardianAddiction, Mental Health
Lotte Rubæk, a leading psychologist advising Meta on suicide prevention and self-harm quits her role, accusing the tech giant of failure to remove images of self-harm from its platforms, following outcry that the company is using harmful content to keep vulnerable young people hooked to their screens, also“triggering” vulnerable young women and girls to further harm themselves and contributing to rising suicide figures.The GuardianAddiction, Consumer Deception, Mental Health
12/03/2024BoeingJohn Barnett, a former quality manager at Boeing who became a prominent whistleblower and raised concerns over the planemaker’s production line has been found dead from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.South Carolina, USAThe GuardianDeaths
16/04/2024BoeingWhistleblower has urged Boeing to ground every 787 Dreamliner jet worldwide after warning they are at risk of premature failure, alleging that the manufacturing giant took shortcuts to reduce production bottlenecks while making it. He also raised issues about the production of the 777, another wide-body jet.Washington D.C., DC, USAThe GuardianConsumer Deception, Negligence
02/05/2024Spirit AeroSystems
(Supplier Of Boeing)
Joshua Dean, a 45-year old whistleblower who alleged he was fired in retaliation for flagging lax standards and ignoring defects in the production of the 737 MAX has died after a sudden illness.Wichita, Kansas, USAAl Jazzera, The GuardianDeaths
01/04/2024PfizerTop European prosecutors are investigating allegations of criminal wrongdoing such as "interference in public functions, destruction of SMS, corruption and conflict of interest" in connection with vaccine negotiations between European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and the CEO of Pfizer.Liège, BelgiumPolticoBribing & Corruption, Fraud, Lobbying
The attorneys general of dozens of US states are suing Instagram and its parent company Meta over their impact on young users, accusing them of contributing to a youth mental health crisis through the addictive nature of their social media platforms.USAThe GuardianAddiction, Mental Health
BNP ParibasBNP Paribas has struck a deal with customers after a court found it guilty of misleading practices over Swiss-franc denominated mortgages which offered  amid the 2008-2009 financial crisis.FranceFinancial Times, ReutersConsumer Deception
TeslaTechnicians go on strike in Sweden over what they described as a “typical U.S. model”: six-day workweeks, unavoidable overtime and an unclear evaluation system for promotion.SwedenThe New York TimesExcessive Work Hours, Forced Overtime, Union Repression