Are We Moving Quickly Enough—And Breaking Our Culture Sufficiently in the Process?
“Move fast and break things” is the mantra of our technological age. It’s the operative motto for Zuckerberg’s Facebook ( now named Meta) and he claims it's more worthwhile to make mistakes and disrupt technologies along the way than to play it safe at a slow and steady pace. One might quite logically ask the question of for whom is it more worthwhile and what is the cost of the worth.
Certainly breaking stuff proved profitable for Zuckerberg, making this most-times-child, sometimes-adult among the richest men in the world. But the shiny stuff he so eagerly and carelessly broke turned out to be more valuable than his tinker-toy social media experiment, things such as truth and privacy, trust and safety. Zuck as much as invented the concept of ten-thousand friends and no one to have coffee with, as well as not a soul to call when life disappears down the toilet at 2am.
What about actual ownership of what you post on Facebook-Meta?
At the present moment, Facebook owns all the data that its…