Outright lies from a forged source

It has been obvious for some time that something was rotten in the state of Facebook. John Lanchester, for the London Review of Books, made this point abundantly clear in his August 2017 review of three books about the company: Tim Wu’s The Attention Merchants; Antonio García Martínez’s Chaos Monkeys; and Jonathan Taplin’s Move Fast and Break Things. The question is not how Facebook became so vastly influential so quickly. The question is how so many of its users never realised, or didn’t care, that they were whoring out their own personal information in exchange for the ephemeral dopamine hits that accompany vanity publishing. At least vanity publishing offers some small hope of reflecting reality. Much content on Facebook doesn’t even offer that..

Outright lies from a forged source