Windows 10 News and info | Forum
September 23, 2018, Loading... *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: This is a clean Ad-free Forum and protected by StopForumSpam, Project Honeypot, Botscout and AbuseIPDB | This forum does not use audio ads, popups, or other annoyances.
 
  Website   Home   Windows 8 Website GDPR Help Login Register  
By continuing to use the site or Forum, you agree to the use of cookies, find out more by reading our GDPR policy.
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Share this topic on Del.icio.usShare this topic on DiggShare this topic on FacebookShare this topic on GoogleShare this topic on MySpaceShare this topic on RedditShare this topic on StumbleUponShare this topic on TechnoratiShare this topic on TwitterShare this topic on YahooShare this topic on Google buzz
Author Topic: Facebook is fine with terrorist attacks planned on the platform  (Read 124 times)
javajolt
Administrator
Hero Member
*****
Online Online

Gender: Male
United States United States

Posts: 28946


I Do Windows


WWW Email
« on: March 30, 2018, 04:00:28 PM »
ReplyReply

'Maybe someone dies in a terrorist attack coordinated on our tools.'

Facebook isn’t having the best week, and it just got worse for the firm.

A few hours ago, a memo by Facebook VP  Andrew “Boz Bosworth emerged, advocating a  belief that growth was good for Facebook, despite anything that could be negative.

Quote
We connect people. Period. That’s why all the work we do in growth is justified. All the questionable contact importing practices. All the subtle language that helps people stay searchable by friends. All of the work we do to bring more communication in. The work we will likely have to do in China some day. All of it.



So we connect more people,” he wrote in another section of the memo. “That can be bad if they make it negative. Maybe it costs someone a life by exposing someone to bullies.

Maybe someone dies in a terrorist attack coordinated on our tools.


The memo was titled “The Ugly”, highlighting the Ugly part of Facebook’s ambitions, and was only every circulated internally.

Bosworth, upon the memo coming to light, said on Twitter that he doesn’t “agree with the post today and [he] didn’t agree with it when [he] wrote it,”

Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg told BuzzFeed that he had strongly disagreed with the memo, stating that Facebook had “never believed the ends justify the means.”

Be that as it may, Bosworth was put in charge of the firm’s consumer hardware efforts.

All we can add is Facebook’s PR department probably hopes that next week goes much better than this one.

source
Logged



Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2017, Simple Machines

Google visited last this page September 04, 2018, 02:48:03 PM