“’We must create a global community that works for everyone … ’ Mark Zuckerberg’s letter-manifesto is packed with good intentions and ideas that are often commendable, sometimes questionable, and almost always general. It was posted online to realign Facebook’s trajectory in an era in which its original [Read more]
The homeland of the technological giants that dominate our hyperconnected era is where the West is making a last ditch effort against the raging barbarity of nationalism.
Seriously, do we want Facebook to be the arbitrator for truth?
'The idea that everyone in Brazil can be denied freedom to communicate the way they want is very scary in a democracy.'
Not even a giant like the messaging app with the highest number of subscribers in the world has been able to win the battle to get clients used to digital micropayments.
More than a charitable institution, the founder of Facebook and Priscilla Chan created a limited liability company in order to invest in the private sector and influence policy decisions.
Instrumentally rational people are convinced that no one acts totally unselfishly. Both Mark Zuckerberg's defenders and his critics apparently agree on that point — and that's too bad.
We could learn something from the Americans and their usual generous patronage — if only poison, bile and envy didn't stand in our way.