Facebook Wins, Democracy Loses


#1

“The audacity of a hostile foreign power trying to influence American voters rightly troubles us. But it should trouble us more that Facebook makes such manipulation so easy, and renders political ads exempt from the basic accountability and transparency that healthy democracy demands.”

Not sure I agree with “There is nothing mysterious or untoward about the system itself, as long as it’s being used for commerce instead of politics,” but the article explains well the issue with political propaganda on Facebook.