Publishers: Let’s Get Real About Regulating Facebook

Yeah, that situation with the Parkland graduate was appalling. Here’s another Harvard kid who should have been sent packing: Mark Zuckerberg. Fifteen years ago, the entrepreneurial undergrad  was emailing a friend about the harvest of his proto social network, “The Face Book.” As revealed a few years back by Silicon Alley Insider, the exchange was illuminating: Zuckerberg: Yeah, so if you ever need info about anyone at Harvard, just ask. I have over 4,000 emails, pictures, addresses, SNS Friend: What? How’d you manage that one? ZUCKERBERG: People just submitted it. I don’t know why. They “trust me.” Dumb fucks. Nothing has changed since. Except the environment he has laid waste to. Facebook has been a serial abuser of trust for its entire history. It has allowed mercenary and prying hands—including Cambridge Analytica—to invade our privacy and then hid its own culpability. It engineers algorithms to manipulate human behavior in the direction of actual addiction. It profits handsomely—and by design—from the flood of phony, dishonest, demagogic speech that literally drowns out reasoned debate. It has constantly made unilateral changes in its relationships with both users and media “partners.” And, along with duopoly twin Google, it has sucked 25% of the revenue out of the global advertising economy, crippling the rest of the media industry. Under the cover of Pollyanna drive about “connecting the world,” Zuckerberg has been a social-media sociopath, exploiting human... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-06-21 14:07:05 UTC ]
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Publishers stop Facebook ad spending over policy that treats publishers as political advertisers

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Publishers are wrestling with Facebook’s desire to own Facebook-funded Watch shows

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As Facebook retreats from publishers, Snapchat is rolling out a publisher charm offensive

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Facebook will ‘completely deprioritize publishers’: Confessions of a publisher audience development head

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Facebook as a Publishing Platform Isn’t Good For Publishers

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Now is the time for publishers to show their real value

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