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Ex-Facebook Chief Sean Parker Warns Site Was Built To Exploit People’s Weaknesses – Collective Evolution

Posted by Martin C. Fox on November 13, 2017

http://www.collective-evolution.com/2017/11/10/ex-facebook-chief-sean-parker-warns-site-was-built-to-exploit-peoples-weaknesses/

Were  there sinister intentions behind its creation or did all those, if any, creep in after its success?  Was it designed to essentially suck as much of our time away from us as possible? Well, according to former Facebook president, Sean Parker, that’s exactly what it was designed for and continues to do.

Either Parker is a disgruntled ex employee trying to seek revenge on the corporate giant, or he is worried enough about the implications of Facebook as we know it now, and potentially where is headed. I’ll leave it to you to decide after reading some of what he recently announced during an interview with Axios.

Parker joked that the following comments would probably get him blocked from Facebook by Mark Zuckerberg.

“When Facebook was getting going, I had these people who would come up to me and they would say, ‘I’m not on social media.’ And I would say, ‘OK. You know, you will be.’ And then they would say, ‘No, no, no. I value my real-life interactions. I value the moment. I value presence. I value intimacy.’ And I would say, … ‘We’ll get you eventually.’”

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