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Facebook plans to launch its cryptocurrency in 2020

June 14th, 2019 at 8:13 am » Comments Off

Share of Global Consumers Who Would Switch to a Big Tech Provider for Banking Services, by Segment  Facebook is in the process of finalizing plans to launch its crypto in 2020, reports the BBC. The social media giant will roll out the digital currency in around a dozen countries by the first quarter of next […]



The Dark Forest Theory of the Internet

June 1st, 2019 at 4:05 pm » Comments Off

This is also what the internet is becoming: a dark forest In his sci-fi trilogy The Three Body Problem, author Liu Cixin presents the dark forest theory of the universe. When we look out into space, the theory goes, we’re struck by its silence. It seems like we’re the only ones here. After all, if […]



Influencers are flocking to a surprising new kind of social media

April 14th, 2019 at 1:53 pm » Comments Off

Influencers are flocking to a surprising new kind of social media 350+ influencers with a collective audience of 3.5 billion people are flocking to a platform called Escapex, which gives them their own apps. It’s part of the next wave of social media focused on smaller, more private groups. Last week, actor Jeremy Renner posted […]



Mark Zuckerberg: The Internet needs new rules. Let’s start in these four areas.

April 12th, 2019 at 12:51 pm » Comments Off

Mark Zuckerberg is founder and chief executive of Facebook. Technology is a major part of our lives, and companies such as Facebook have immense responsibilities. Every day, we make decisions about what speech is harmful, what constitutes political advertising, and how to prevent sophisticated cyberattacks. These are important for keeping our community safe. But if […]



The automatic weapons of social media

April 7th, 2019 at 12:49 am » Comments Off

  It’s time for the platforms to admit their response is flawed, and work together to protect our civil discourse. This is not an easy essay to write, because I have believed that technology companies are a force for good for more than 30 years. And for the past ten years, I’ve been an unabashed […]



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