'Zucked: Waking Up To The Facebook Catastrophe' Questions The Social Media Giant's Motives

Jun 3, 2019

Ten years ago, Facebook was a godsend that helped connect families and friends and mitigate some of the loneliness and disconnect that has been plaguing post-war America. Today, critics claim Facebook is being used as a political and ideological weapon as well as a tool for hate speech, misogyny and harassment.

Many critique Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg as being oblivious or uncaring about the effects the social media is having in shaping contemporary culture, for better or worse. Author Roger McNamee captures the impact Zuckerberg's policies have had on our social and political landscape in Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe and he joins Idaho Matters to explain why Facebook is more than just kitten memes.