With the launch of the Libra cryptocurrency, Mark Zuckerberg reveals his dreams of building a new virtual country, perhaps inspired by the Roman Empire.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s claimed intent to focus on privacy will be hard to execute, will not happen soon and does not address major concerns about the company’s role in society.
Facebook users no longer see the site as a confidant. They’re struggling with how to deal with a messy codependence – and whether to just break up and move on with healthier friends.
Do we really want to protect our privacy when we expose it on social networks?
Why are the masses not disconnecting from Facebook despite the litany of revelations that the company’s brass has long viewed them as dumb sheep?
Social media provide shortcuts to things we yearn for, like connection and validation. Media effects scholars explain the psychological benefits we get from Facebook that make it so hard to quit.