Zuckerberg and His Monster Taking Aim?

Mark Zuckerberg and his Facebook monster, artificial intelligence, may just become too much for the human race according to many naysayers. Facebook is already almost too big to control, with many things are happening on the social network that was never intended. Now add to all these concerns a possibility that Mr. Zuckerberg might want to run for President. How scary is that? He is a Liberal’s Liberal with unfettered social power. Who needs a political party if you control everybody’s access to each other?

As Written By Maureen Dowd for the New York Times:

WASHINGTON — The idea of Mark Zuckerberg running for president was always sort of scary.

But now it’s really scary, given what we’ve discovered about the power of his little invention to warp democracy.

All these years, the 33-year-old founder of Facebook has been dismissive of the idea that social media and A.I. could be used for global domination — or even that they should be regulated.

Days after Donald Trump pulled out his disorienting win, Zuckerberg told a tech conference that the contention that fake news had influenced the election was “a pretty crazy idea,” showing a “profound lack of empathy” toward Trump voters.

But all the while, the company was piling up the rubles and turning a blind eye as the Kremlin’s cyber hit men weaponized anti-Hillary bots on Facebook to sway the U.S. election. Russian agents also used Facebook and Twitter trolls, less successfully, to try to upend the French election.

Finally on Thursday, speaking on Facebook Live, Zuckerberg said he would give Congress more than 3,000 ads linked to Russia. As one Facebooker posted: “Why did it take EIGHT MONTHS to get here?”

Hillary is right that this $500 billion company has a lot to answer for in allowing the baby-photo-sharing site to be turned into what, with Twitter….

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Will Mark Zuckerberg ‘Like’ This Column? – The New York Times

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