Facebook needs to learn to read the room.
this is one of the better takes I’ve seen on online discourse
Ordinary Facebook users can't delete their messages from recipients' inboxes.
It’s time for a digital protection agency. It’s clear ethics don’t scale, and it’s not just Facebook’s problem.
Not a bad idea #facebook
Facebook is now so good at watching what we do online—and even offline, wandering around the physical world—it doesn’t need to hear us to know what we like. Here are some ways to limit the amount of data Facebook and advertisers are collecting about you.
The phantom feeling that something should’ve happened, but didn’t or won’t, flows through each of the central stories of the moment: Trump’s presidency, the nightmare revelations of sexual abuse, and the accumulating problems of Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. What institutional power looks like in 2018.
A conversation with Funny or Die’s Matt Klinman on how Facebook has completely destroyed independent digital comedy.
Not necessarily about comedy. A good read
Generational separation online might not be so bad.
In real life, in the natural course of conversation, it is not uncommon to talk about a person you may know. You meet someone and say, “I’m from Sarasota,” and they say, “Oh, I have a grandparent in Sarasota,” and they tell you where they live and their name, and you may or may not recognize them.
How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You’ve Ever Met – Gizmodo
I think tech people have been aware of this for a while, but it is worth exploring again