Channeling the spirit of Theodore Roosevelt and nostalgia for the early 20th century Progressive Era, the latest bad idea being circulated in elite circles is to use the trust-busting power of the federal government to break up the social network Facebook. The idea has been promoted by the likes of Democratic politicians like senators Elizabeth […]
At the dawn of the social media revolution, our first instincts were on the money. Instantaneous communication, blogging and social networks were the ultimate innovations for free speech. Millions of people were given a voice beyond the reach of traditional gatekeepers. It was glorious. Now that we’ve lived through two decades of this revolution, however, […]
I remember the act of joining Facebook. It was 2007, in the spring of my senior year of high school. I had just been accepted to at least 2 universities and I knew I was bound for a big life on campus. I almost made it a point of principle to not join Facebook before […]
Two Years After Facebook’s IPO, the Company Can No Longer Be Trusted By Yaël Ossowski — 20. May, 2014, PanAmerican Post On May 18, 2012, Facebook, the world’s most popular social networking website, was taken from the hands of the programmers and innovative entrepreneurs and thrust into the world of Wall Street. Facebook’s 2012 IPO […]
CIA’s ‘Facebook’ Program Dramatically Cut Agency’s Costs
The power of tech. I’ve talked about this issue before, when the preacher in New Jersey was attempting to convince an entire congregation to delete their Facebook accounts as it was “adding to unnecessary tension” in marriages. As life is always a parody of itself, it was actually revealed that the pastor himself had committed “Facebook adultery”.