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Mark Zuckerberg, America’s Fav Boy Robot, Goes to Washington

The way everyone’s eyes are glued to some screen or another, hands ready to tweet at a moment’s notice while Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gets grilled on Capitol Hill, you’d think this is some sort of existential crisis for the social network. You’d think these hearings are important. It’s not.[…] Read On

Fake ‘Scandals’ Can Have Very Real Consequences

Since the snake talked Eve into eating that apple, countless scandals have taken down celebrities, CEOs and corporations. What’s different today? There’s a scandal practically every day. The click-hungry media, grandstanding politicians and social media hordes blow every little thing way out of proportion. The thing is, scandals no longer[…] Read On

The Dying Art of Being Social

We are becoming less social. The implications for a society built on social behavior are troubling. Studies have shown that the more time we spend on social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, the less social we become. That’s ironic but hardly surprising. As relatively superficial online connections occupy more[…] Read On

Why Facebook’s ‘Data Breach’ Is a Big Fat Nothingburger

If you want to #DeleteFacebook or whine about Trump stealing the 2016 election, be my guest, but don’t do it on account of the Cambridge Analytica data mining scandal. This is more about overblown sensational headlines and political power grabs than anything for users or investors to be concerned about.[…] Read On