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That Facebook vision thing: a platform still grappling with political realities

Beckett, Charlie (2017) That Facebook vision thing: a platform still grappling with political realities. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (17 Feb 2017). Blog.

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Abstract

I initially described Mark Zuckerberg’s latest mission statement as ‘vacuous’. That was a rather rude way of saying that there is a vacuum at the heart of his rhetoric. It’s politics. What’s fascinating is that he probably realises this and is struggling to understand something that doesn’t seem to be a natural part of his mental world.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 11 May 2017 13:52
Last Modified: 11 May 2017 13:52
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/76588

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