After Sean Parker, another former Facebook executive has spoken out about the harm the social network is doing to civil society around the world. Chamath Palihapitiya says he feels “tremendous guilt” about the company he helped make. https://www.theverge.com/2017/12/11/16761016/former-facebook-exec-ripping-apart-society #Facebook #SocialNetworks
@bjoern It's so sad that social media has ended up like this. As users of social media we all need to work to create communities that bring people together instead of driving them apart. There is so much potential in a global network of people - so much to lose if we allow social media to fail.
This page describes the mastodon.social instance - wondering what Mastodon is? Check out joinmastodon.org instead! In essence, Mastodon is a decentralized, open source social network. This is just one part of the network, run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!
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