Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has long been the darling of the Democrat party. His liberal stance is well known and he pretty much is now in control of everybody through the social giant of Facebook. The battle is shaping out over the realization by many that social media and A.I. could be used for global domination. This is Mr. Zuckerberg’s technical innovation to overcome his critics. It may be what leads to his regulation at last.
As Written By Taylor Lewis for the American Thinker:
The worst kind of fight in one in which you wish for both sides’ demise. Whatever satisfaction you get from watching one foe whipped is instantly tempered by the victor’s success. It’s a no-win situation.
Watching Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defend his digital empire before menacing lawmakers was one such brawl. In early September, Facebook disclosed that it had suspended hundreds of accounts associated with a St. Petersburg-based website that dispensed pro-Kremlin propaganda. The long-held suspicion that Putin operatives attempted to influence the 2016 election was confirmed.
Then the levee broke.
With appetites whetted with the possibility of finally cutting the social media giant down a peg, lawmakers, including an enlivened Senator Richard Burr (R-SC), demanded Facebook executives testify before Congress on the matter. “This is just the tip of the iceberg,” Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) declared, licking his massive chops with gleeful anticipation. During his recent big business conclave, former New York City mayor and slurpee-hater Michael Bloomberg said Facebook employees should be required to “read every message” posted on the platform — a demand far beyond the realm of reasonability.
The pressure got to Zuckerberg. Out of patriotism or profit (the latter, most likely), he announced new restrictions on political ads. The social kingpin also……
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