Between fake news and data harvesting, Facebook has no way to win | New York Post

What do you think?  What do we actually lose if Facebook goes away? Do we lose anything? I’m starting to think not.

I deleted the app from my phone yesterday (but have not, yet deleted my account), and I already feel more present and mindful. If you’re of the opinion that “present” and “mindful” are trippy buzzwords, you still have to admit: we’re trading information from which Facebook makes billions for the “free” use of a service that most of us don’t really like.

Mark Zuckerberg is stuck in a catch-22. Any fix for Facebook’s previous big problem — fake news — would make the current big problem with data harvesting worse.As a media company and one of

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