The Damage Has Been Proven, So Why Are We Still on Facebook?

Facebook operates like a legislator who declares, in essence, that incitement is permitted and even desirable. The fact that we don't recognize its legislative capabilities plays into the tech giant’s hands

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In this April 4, 2013 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg walks at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.
In this April 4, 2013 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg walks at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, CA.Credit: Marcio Jose Sanchez / אי־פי
Yuval Dror
Yuval Dror

“One down, one to go.” With that pithy remark the actor Sacha Baron Cohen recently summed up the U.S. presidential election. To his tweet, which drew more than 135,000 likes and 18,000 retweets, he appended a photograph showing outgoing President Donald Trump shaking hands with Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

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