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Pundit: Tech Billionaires Are in ‘Escape Mode’ Preparing for Calamity Caused by Their Own Companies

Doug Rushkoff, a leading theorist on digital culture, has voiced his concerns about the current state of technology, suggesting that tech billionaires are in “escape mode,” planning for catastrophic events and creating virtual realities to escape from societal realities that their own industry are causing. Speaking of Mark Zuckerberg and those like him, Rushkoff says, “They’re torturing themselves now, which is kind of fun to see. They’re afraid that their little AIs are going to come for them. They’re apocalyptic, and so existential, because they have no connection to real life and how things work.”

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‘A New Low:’ Facebook Calls FTC Trying to Protect Kids on Social Media a ‘Political Stunt’

The FTC claimed on Wednesday that Facebook has not been doing enough to comply with a 2020 privacy order and has caused more harm, especially with children. The commission is now proposing changes to the order that would impose stricter oversight and limitations on Facebook. The company is firing back with both barrels, calling the proposed changes a “political stunt.”

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Zuck Vs. Elon: Facebook May Build a Platform to Compete with Twitter

Mark Zuckerberg and his team at Facebook (now known as Meta) are reportedly considering developing a text-based, decentralized social media network that could compete with Elon Musk’s Twitter. The move is a surprise for Zuckerberg given how obsessed with the metaverse concept he has become.

FILE- In this April 10, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington. Last spring, as false claims about vaccine safety threatened to undermine the world's response to COVID-19, researchers at Facebook wrote that they …

Lawmakers Question Teenage Access to Facebook’s Metaverse

U.S. Representatives Ken Buck (R-CO) and David Cicilline (D-RI) today sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg inquiring whether it’s a good idea to allow users as young as 13 on its Horizon Worlds metaverse platform, arguing Facebook has harmed youth mental health in the past.

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Wall Street Loves Zuck: Facebook Stock Soars Despite Earnings Miss as Company Tightens Belt

Facebook (now known as Meta) released its fourth-quarter results on Wednesday, and Wall Street is loving what Mark Zuckerberg has to say despite a significant miss in earnings for the quarter. Although the company suffered its third consecutive quarter of declining revenue and missed its profit target by a considerable margin, Zuckerberg is trumpeting 2023 as the “year of efficiency,” and Facebook shares have jumped almost 20 percent in response.

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