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Facebook's Freefall

Sometimes stories are so big that it seems ridiculous to talk about anything else. And in tech right
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Facebook's Freefall
By M.G. Siegler • Issue #118 • View online
Sometimes stories are so big that it seems ridiculous to talk about anything else. And in tech right now, Facebook is one of those stories. Just when you think it can’t get any more crazy, it does
I wrote a post over the weekend that had been in the back of my head for a while. Honestly, since the visit-a-hurricane-disaster-zone-in-VR fiasco last October. But things have gotten so much worse since then. And keep getting worse. It’s really quite incredible. It’s not just that Facebook doesn’t know how to respond, it’s like they must know what to do because they clearly know how to do the exact opposite of what they should do – and that’s what they decide to do each time. 
This weekend’s post was a continuation of this one. And I think there will be one more that’s related – but less about Facebook, and more about the industry as a whole. 
I don’t know how this ends. But I’m pretty confident at this point that it ends with Mark Zuckerberg standing, hand raised, in front of a bunch of elected officials…
Drinking: some much needed wine. 🍷

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