Tag Archives: Facebook

How Facebook Plays the US Political System

How Facebook has gotten away with its constant abuses dealing with the greatest raw material of all time, data about human preferences and interactions.

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Your Guide to the Facebook Innocence Shuffle in 15 Steps

With its deep pockets and shameless leadership, Facebook has perfected the art of wiggling out of tricky situations.

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US Democracy and the Age of American Impotence

U.S. democracy has devolved into a kabuki show. No real reform, no matter how pressing, ever gets done.

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When a President Tweets

Should laxer standards of truthfulness and honesty be applied to a U.S. President? Remember the times when U.S. Presidents were viewed as role models and held to a higher standard?

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Nick Clegg: Facebook’s New Lobbyist

Former British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has been bought up by the Silicon Valley giant to mollify the EU.

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How Is Digitalization Changing the Future of Work?

What do impending job losses mean for our societies? And how do we integrate artificial intelligence into our education system?

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Facebook & Co.: How to Stop Surveillance Capitalism

Facebook, Google & Co. are the new quasi-royal sovereigns. Their algorithmic de-facto laws do not require the approval of any of our parliaments.

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Toothless American Internet Giants?

In the past decade, America’s internet giants have grown to an enormous size. But the next few years are likely to be much less friendly to them.

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The Orwellian Danger of Facebook

Is Mark Zuckerberg really in control of Facebook? Or is he a sorcerer’s apprentice that cannot handle the invention?

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Facebook and the Global Battle to Sway Minds

Can we protect our societies against “psychographic advertising” – manipulative technologies that stifle democracy?

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