Facebook and the dark side of social media | The Listening Post

Big Brother Watch Team / March 25, 2018

Big Brother Watch Director Silkie Carlo explains how Facebook and other social media sites exploit mass surveillance tools to make a profit.

” So what are we gonna do when Facebook decides to change its algorithms, and manipulate and influence people towards its own political or commercial ends? What about when Facebook manipulates people’s News Feeds under government pressure? How are democracies potentially being reshaped?”