Facebook, Google, your reign may soon be over

By Fareed Zakaria Thursday, Mar. 22, 2018 We might look back on 2017 as the last moment of unbridled faith and optimism in the technology industry. The revelations about Cambridge Analytica’s use of Facebook data — mining more than 50 million users’ personal information — came at a time when people were already considering appropriate … Continue reading

Bile, venom and lies: How I was trolled on the Internet

By Fareed Zakaria Thursday, January 14, 2016 Thomas Jefferson often argued that an educated public was crucial for the survival of self-government. We now live in an age in which that education takes place mostly through relatively new platforms. Social networks — Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. — are the main mechanisms by which people receive … Continue reading