Love it or hate it, the social media platform Facebook – commonly used to share baby photos and vacations snaps – has played an undeniable role in the recent spread of “fake news,” the rise of the alt-right and the recruitment of terrorists online. To address people’s growing concerns and set out his vision for what Facebook should – and could – become, CEO Mark Zuckerberg penned a 5,000-word manifesto describing his dream to foster a better “global community.” He unpacks the company’s mission to build safe, informed, civilly engaged and inclusive communities, both online and off. getAbstract recommends Zuckerberg’s announcement to Facebook users and tech trendwatchers.
In this summary, you will learn
- How Facebook plans to develop new tools to serve its users better,
- How Facebook’s tools will help create a stronger “global community”, and
- Why strengthening communal ties can affect the world for the better.
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Mark Zuckerberg is the chairman, CEO and co-founder of Facebook. In 2016, Business Insider named him number one among the top 10 business visionaries creating value for the world.
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