Mark Zuckerberg Takes a Timid Stab at Theology

February 05, 2020

Everyone wants to know what Mark Zuckerberg believes, just as everyone wants to hear the songs Elon Musk records and releases to the public. When you’re that rich, that famous and that powerful, the world is curious to know everything there is to know about your beliefs, hobbies and desires....

Mark Zuckerberg’s Philosophy: I Think, Therefore I Scam

December 03, 2019

In an interview with Gayle King on CBS, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg continued to defend what he sees as his mission to publish false information. He even sees this as a service for the benefit of the public. He thinks it will help people emerge from their state of political blindness and “see...

Facebook’s Flawed Business Model for Free Expression

October 23, 2019

Though under increasing pressure from critics in Washington and direct threats from some presidential candidates intent on breaking up his monopoly, Mark Zuckerberg has the support of at least two prominent politicians. According to Bloomberg, the CEO and chairman of Facebook is “quietly”...

A Whistleblower Decries Facebook’s Assault on Democracy

October 16, 2019

Christopher Wylie rose to fame when he blew the whistle on Facebook’s involvement in the Cambridge Analytica affair, which ended up costing Facebook $5 billion in fines. He has just published a book called, “Mindf*ck: Cambridge Analytica and the Plot to Break America” in which he denounces...

Mark Zuckerberg Learns the Game

September 24, 2019

Like US President Donald Trump, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has an empire to defend. In contrast with Trump, who has been given the keys to the empire for a mere four years by its largely anonymous owners, Zuckerberg is serving a limitless term because he both owns and controls his empire. Modern...

$5 Billion Won’t Faze Mark Zuckerberg

July 26, 2019

Facebook seems largely undaunted by its settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that will oblige it to fork out the modest sum of $5 billion as a civil penalty as punishment for sharing users’ personal information. Caitlin Kelly and Fred Vogelstein, writing on this settlement for...

Is It Time to Break Up Facebook?

May 16, 2019

When a co-founder of Facebook signals abusive overreach by CEO Mark Zuckerberg, it’s time to recognize that the problem isn’t just a person, but a system and a culture.  Former Facebook employee and best-selling author Antonio García Martínez has penned an article for Wired to second the...

Should Big Tech Companies Be Free to Conquer the World?

April 05, 2019

Monopolist capitalism in the era of digital control reassures some and frightens others. Can it be controlled? After reformers, including Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, called for laws to break up the monopolies of big tech companies such as Google, Facebook and Amazon, the...

How Facebook Uses Incentives to Bend the Law

March 05, 2019

Facebook’s idea of incentives sometimes goes beyond mere entrepreneurship. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary explains. In one of its recent investigative scoops, The Guardian revealed that “Facebook has targeted politicians around the world — including the former UK chancellor, George Osborne...

Facebook Is Ruthless about Growth

December 10, 2018

Facebook’s ruthlessness illustrates something deeper embedded in US culture: obesity as a positive value. The Daily Devil's Dictionary explains. No one doubts that Facebook single-handedly conquered the world of social media. When Hollywood decided to make a movie about Mark Zuckerberg’s...

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