In a podcast interview, Professors Scott Galloway and Adam Alter discuss whether Facebook is a force for good or bad as the company turns 15
— February 8, 2019
Excerpt from Recode -- "I think Facebook is a force for bad in the world. I think there's only one good thing Facebook has done and that's allow people who have existing offline relationships to rekindle those relationships if they've lost touch with people. But I think, in every other context, Facebook has done much more bad than good. It is a time suck, it fuels political division, it's designed to sell things to people that they don't need, it violates our privacy and then weaponizes the information that it gathers to keep us glued to the screen. It fuels a very unhealthy reliance on other people for social approval. It's a portal to bullying and ostracism.. the list goes on."