All about Mark Zuckerberg's secret dinner with Trump, and what it meant
Facebook is too big and has too much power—and Mark Zuckerberg’s uninterrogated and unaccountable relationship with Trump is a danger to our democracy.
"Mr. Trump likes billionaires and likes people who are useful to him, and Mr. Zuckerberg right now is both." New
By protecting lying by politicians, Facebook is incentivizing disinformation.This is a threat to democracy.The mere whims of Zuckerberg has too much power over our elections/democracy. If Congress can't properly regulate Facebook, it's time to break it up
I wish I could hear say this line on a DC panel or something, just to see who in the audience laughed way too loud
Read this fascinating piece. Here's my big question: Facebook says it's playing the long game on speech. But it's clear it's also playing the short game on Trump. Where does that leave FB w/ a potential Biden 2020 win?
When Facebook comes up in my journalism classes, I always start in same place. For purposes of ad targeting on the Facebook platform, false reports work just as well as true ones. In many ways, better. Now read about the alliance.
“Mr. Trump likes billionaires and likes people who are useful to him, and Mr. Zuckerberg right now is both.”
What's Facebook's Deal With Donald Trump? via
Facebook remains, as I always say, the most compromised company in tech, largely due to the entirely blank slate of its CEO’s conscience: What’s Facebook’s Deal With Donald Trump?
It’s more than fair to wonder — in fact it is a requirement —“Both men are getting what they want, and it’s fair to wonder whether this is a mere alignment of interests or something more”: What’s Facebook’s Deal With Donald Trump? by ⁦
Trump, whose campaign spending on ⁦⁩ this year will “far exceed” the $44 million spent in 2016, has a ⁦⁩ antitrust investigation of Facebook that, according to “a person who has been briefed” on it, is “not real at all.”
Mark Zuckerberg has forged an uneasy alliance with the Trump administration. He may have gotten too close. 🇺🇸🔥 #DeleteFacebook #Fuckerberg
"Both men are getting what they want, and it’s fair to wonder whether this is a mere alignment of interests or something more."
“I believe they have a deal,” said Roger McNamee, an early Facebook investor who is now a fierce critic. - via
#DeleteFacebook #DeleteFacebookNow